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- Café Augustine to Open in Newport Library on October 12

Opening Ceremonies Include Blessing by Monsignor Siffrin, Food, Family Fun YOUNGSTOWN (Wed., Sept. 16, 2015) – Café Augustine and the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County announce the opening of Café Augustine, located in the Newport Library, 3730 Market Street, Monday, October 12. Opening ceremonies and a blessing of the Café by Monsignor Robert J… read more >>

- Boardman Library to Close Temporarily While Renovation Continues

BOARDMAN (September 16, 2015) – The Boardman Library, 7680 Glenwood Ave., will close temporarily beginning Monday, September 28, as the renovation project continues. This temporary closing was anticipated when the renovation began and involves work that cannot be done if the library is open, such as the front entrance and sidewalks, replacing bathrooms, floor work… read more >>

- Summer Discovery successful thanks to generous donors

2016 Summer Discovery Program a Success Thanks to Generous Donors YOUNGSTOWN – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County would like to thank its generous donors for their help in creating another well-attended summer of reading with this year’s Summer Discovery Program. The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley’s Kennedy Family Fund, which has… read more >>

- Library Trustees to Meet September 10

YOUNGSTOWN (September 4, 2015) – The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County will hold a regular session at 4 p.m., Thursday, September 10, in the meeting room of the Newport Library, 3730 Market St.

- Library Board Approves Moving Forward with New West Library at Current Mahoning Avenue Site

YOUNGSTOWN (August 6, 2015) – The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County took steps to begin a new project to replace the West Library with a new library building in the current site at 2815 Mahoning Avenue in a special meeting tonight at the Newport Library. The Board unanimously… read more >>

- Heidi Daniel Named 2015 Ohio Librarian of the Year

YOUNGSTOWN  (June 30, 2015) – Heidi M. Daniel, Executive Director of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC), was named Ohio Librarian of the Year for 2015 by the Ohio Library Council (OLC), the statewide professional association representing the interests of Ohio’s public libraries, Trustees, Friends and staff members. On learning of the… read more >>

- Trustees Discuss Options for New West Library

YOUNGSTOWN (June 11, 2015) — The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County met in regular session today and heard a report from Executive Director Heidi Daniel that the proposed library project in Mill Creek Park appeared to not be feasible and she asked Trustees to consider the option of… read more >>

- New Library Cards and Services Remove Barriers

How the Library Got to ‘YES!’ in Innovative New Services YOUNGSTOWN, OH (March 17, 2015) — Since Executive Director Heidi Daniel arrived in town almost three years ago to lead Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC), she set about seeing how the Library could best respond to customer requests and get to “yes!”… read more >>

- The Board of Trustees Honors the Edward W. Powers Charitable Fund

The Board of Trustees of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County honors the Edward W. Powers Charitable Fund for a generous donation in his memory of $48,000 for teen programming. With this, the Library Foundation has established the Edward W. Powers Teen Program Fund The Powers Family notes that this fund is special… read more >>

- Western Reserve Elementary Students Raise Money for Tri-Lakes Library

May 26, 2015 – Members of the third grade class at Western Reserve Elementary School in Berlin Center, OH, donated $250 to the Tri-Lakes Branch Library Fundraising Campaign. The Tri-Lakes Library, located in North Jackson, is a branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. “It is so heartwarming to see students giving… read more >>