News

- Trustee Meeting September 8

BOARDMAN) – A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County and the Records Commission is scheduled for 4 p.m. on Thursday, September 8, in the Business and Training Room of the Boardman Library, 7680 Glenwood Ave.  

- Boardman Children’s Area will Close One Day for Installation of Early Literacy Equipment

The Children’s Area in the Boardman Library will be closed on Thursday, August 25, as Early Literacy equipment is being installed inside and out. Early Literacy areas are being created inside the library and on the outdoor patio during that week. The library itself will remain open throughout the installation, but the children’s area will not be available on… read more >>

- New Pop-Up Vehicle Thanks to IMLS Grant

Purchased with State Library/IMLS Grant: Pop-Up Library Gets a New Look – and a New Vehicle!    To request a Pop-Up Library visit or see where the Pop-Up Library will be next, click here. (August 10, 2016) The Pop-Up Library has a new look! And a brand new vehicle thanks in large part to a… read more >>

- Craft, Yard/Garage, and Book Sale at Tri-Lakes Library Aug. 5-6

Sponsored by the Tri-Lakes Capital Campaign Committee. $10 a spot For preregistration contact the Development Office at 330-740-6086. Or register and pay at the event. Please bring your own tables and chairs. Tri-Lakes Library, from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m., August 5-6,

- Home Savings Charitable Foundation donates $10,000 to Summer Discovery

YOUNGSTOWN (July 6, 2016/For Immediate Release) – The Home Savings Charitable Foundation presented a check in the amount of $10,000 to the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) today in sponsorship of the Author Breakfast for the Library’s Summer Discovery Program. Summer Discovery is summer reading fun and learning for all ages, which… read more >>

- On Your Mark, Get Set, Draw Rescheduled

Note: This program was originally scheduled for July 26, but had to be rescheduled by the presenter. On Your Mark, Get Set, Draw! Come draw with Jeff Nicholas as he brings his traveling classroom to the library with cartoon sidekicks and original stories. Jeff’s step by step drawing instruction will be sure to bring out… read more >>

- Car Show July 10 at Canfield Library

CANFIELD (July 1, 2016/For Immediate Release) – High Octane Coffee Co. and the Friends of PLYMC (Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County) are partnering for a “Cars and Coffee Car Show” in the parking lot of the Canfield Library from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sunday, July 10. (Please Note: The Canfield Library will… read more >>

- For Ages 21 and Over: Say ‘Good-bye’ to West Library at a Farewell Fundraising Event July 14

The current West Library, located at 2815 Mahoning Ave., Youngstown, OH, has closed and emptied out in preparation for the construction of the new Michael Kusalaba Branch. But for patrons over age 21 who are interested, the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County is offering one more chance to visit the West Library building before it is… read more >>

- Library Board Building and Sites Committee to Meet July 8

YOUNGSTOWN (June 30, 2016/For Immediate Release) – The Building and Sites Committee of the Board of Trustees, Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, at 8:30 a.m., Friday, July 8, at Main Library, 305 Wick Ave. The purpose of the meeting is to review consultant proposals and select a consultant for the Brownlee Woods/Struthers/Campbell merger;… read more >>

- Program Correction: The Great Escape is July 21

PLEASE NOTE: The Great Escape program for teens and adults at the Canfield Library is scheduled for 6 p.m., Thurs., July 21. An error in the Library’s Happenings newsletter lists the program as June 21. Please note that the correct date is July 21. THE GREAT ESCAPE Do you have what it takes to solve a… read more >>