Blackout Poetry Contest

The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County celebrated National Poetry Month in April with a Blackout Poetry contest.   Patrons were able to submit poems all month long that were created by taking printed text and blacking out words, leaving the ones they like behind to create a poem.   We received some very… read more >>

YA Novels in Verse

Hello, Library Lovers!  This is Miss Sarah, and I’m going to give you some recommendations for YA novels in verse.  April is National Poetry Month, after all!  So whether you’re new to poetry or consider it a favorite, you’re sure to enjoy these poetic books! And speaking of poetry, the Library is running a contest… read more >>

Juvenile Poetry

Since April is National Poetry Month, Overdrive has several titles of eBook and audiobook poetry titles that are sure to keep children engaged and creative. Check out the following titles that are available now on Overdrive and by visiting our website at  Don’t have a library card?  You can get one online! The following area list of poetry… read more >>