Library Blog

Nature Journaling Part 1: Beginning Your Journal

Nature Journal

Nature journaling is a fantastic way to not only relax and enjoy the outdoors, but to learn about your local habitats and ecosystems. Throughout the month of July, you can reserve a kit with some basic journaling materials through our Events Calendar (while supplies last).   Visit a natural space (park, meadow, back yard, woods)… read more >>

Bullet Journaling

craft supplies

Intrigued by the hot new creative trend of Bullet Journaling?  Learn how to create a personalized and organized “Bullet Journal.”  Part planner, part diary, you can make it as simple or as elaborate as you like.  Dot grid notebooks and some simple supplies are available as this month’s Adult Take & Make kit. (While supplies… read more >>

COVID-19 Journal Project

writing journal

The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County would like to encourage Mahoning Valley residents of all ages and backgrounds to share their thoughts, feelings, and experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic through writing, drawings, photographs, or other methods of expression. Our library has a great Local History collection and we would like to create a journal of written or… read more >>