Brew Ha Ha Committee – Planning the Brew Ha Ha event are members of the Mahoning Valley Flight Crew and Library Development Director Deborah Liptak (center). Flight Crew members are (from left) Jason Jugenheimer, Joe Sanfilippo, Jim Cyphert, Brian Long and Roger Gillespie. Missing from the photo is Dave Shively.

Brew Ha Ha! Beer and Comedy

What Could Be Better? The Friends of PLYMC and the Mahoning Valley Flight Crew will host a Brew Ha Ha! beer tasting contest with local breweries competing for the best Library Beers! Tickets are $35 per person or $60 per couple for this fundraising event. There will be an open mic for comedians, along with food and music. For tickets, information or to perform stand-up comedy, contact the Development Office at 330-740-6086. Please note: Main Library will be closed all day on Sat., Nov. 4, to set up for the Brew Ha Ha! fundraising event taking place that evening.

Main Library, 4-7 p.m., Sat., Nov. 4

Disney Princess and Super Hero Breakfast Fundraiser

Disney Princess and Super Hero Breakfast Fundraiser. Each child attending the breakfast can dress as their favorite Disney Princess or Super Hero, they will receive a free ticket to the Disney on Ice Show “Dream Big.” Children are asked to donate one gently used children’s book for the Friends of the Library Bookstore. Cost for the breakfast is $15 a child. Proceeds benefit the Children’s Reading Programs at the Library. Kids – and their parents – can come in costume! Reservations are required and limited to the first 100 kids call the Development Office at 330-740-6086.

Poland Library, 10 a.m., Sat., Nov. 11

A Library Anticipation Party

Inviting all West Side alumni and current residents to join us for a reunion at the Dash Inn. If you are in town for the Thanksgiving holiday, join us and hear about the new Michael Kusalaba Branch Library on the West Side. Tickets are $20. Proceeds benefit the Library.

For information and tickets, contact the Development Office at 330-740-6086.

Dash Inn, 2716 Mahoning Ave., 5-8 p.m., Fri., Nov. 24

Take Part in ‘Giving Tuesday’ on Nov. 28

‘Giving Tuesday’ is a worldwide day of giving. On this special day, consider a gift to the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County. Did you know a contribution to your library could be tax deductible? Check with your tax advisor. To learn more about how you can give to the Library, contact the Library’s Development Office at 330-740-6086.