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Campbell Schools Break Ground on CLWCC Project

(July 20, 2018) The Library was excited to join Campbell Schools, partners and the community today to celebrate the groundbreaking for the Community Literacy Workforce and Cultural Center. The Campbell Branch Library will be housed within this new building once it opens. Congratulations to everyone involved in this wonderful project. Pictured: Dr. David Ritchie, Library… read more >>

Last Chance! Finish Summer Discovery by July 22 and Register to See ‘Arthur’ Author Marc Brown

Finish Summer Discovery by July 22 to Qualify for Breakfast Event on July 27 Libraries Still Rock, but the Summer Discovery Program at the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) is winding down. Time is running out for kids ages 3-11 years to complete the Summer Discovery Program by July 22 and register… read more >>

The Library Receives $6,000 Grant from the Community Foundation for Summer Discovery Program

YOUNGSTOWN (July 6, 2018/For Immediate Release) – The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley is supporting literacy with a generous donation of $6,000 to the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) for the 2018 Summer Discovery Program, “Libraries Rock!”   The Kennedy Family Fund and First Place Community Fund, component funds of the Community… read more >>

Use the Library Anywhere with the PLYMC Mobile App

PLYMC Mobile App Powered by BiblioCommons Wherever you go, take the Library with you! The app from the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County, called  “PLYMC Mobile” and powered by Bibliocommons, makes it easy to find titles, place holds, renew items, rate titles, create lists and get library news plus information about our locations… read more >>

The Library Receives $2,500 Grant from the Dollar General Literacy Foundation to Support Literacy Through the Summer Discovery Program

YOUNGSTOWN (June 28, 2018, 2018) – The Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded the Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County (PLYMC) a $2,500 grant to support literacy through the Library’s 2018 Summer Discovery Program, “Libraries Rock!”   This local grant award is part of more than $8.3 million in grants awarded to more than 1,000… read more >>