Library Fundraising Event Set for June 2

YOUNGSTOWN—The Literary Society of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County will host its annual Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy fundraising event beginning at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 2, at The Lake Club, 1140 Paulin Rd., Poland. Reserve your spot by going to 

The event benefits the Library’s Carol A. Bacon Literary Society Fund and the Martha Muransky Children’s Literacy Fund. A portion of the proceeds from the participating boutiques will also benefit these funds. Sponsors include Suzanne’s, Ivory & Birch, Blush, and Dazzling Dezzine’s Boutique.  


 Tickets for the event are $50, which includes appetizers, summer fare, a glass of wine, cash bar and raffles. Musical entertainment will be provided by J & J Jazz. Attendees can bring a copy of a book by their favorite author to swap with other attendees. They can also donate gently used and brand-new children’s books. Attendees are encouraged to wear black, which was chosen to represent the written word.  

For questions or more information, go to or contact PLYMC Development Director, Deborah Liptak at 330-740-6086 or  


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