Literacy Fundraiser Set for June 6 at the Lake Club

YOUNGSTOWN (May 13th, 2024/For Immediate Release) – The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) will hold the annual Ladies in Little Black Dresses for Literacy Fundraiser on June 6th, 2024, at 6 PM at The Lake Club in Poland, OH. This event benefits the Martha Muransky Children’s Literacy Fund.   

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. Tickets are $65 each and include appetizers, summer fare, dinner, and a glass of wine. Cash bar and raffles are also available. Tickets and sponsorships can be purchased by check or at, opens a new window.  For more information, please contact Deb Liptak at  Or you can call her at 330-740-6086.  

Vendors and Boutiques include Ivory & Birch, Suzanne's, Blush, Wild Boutique and Lavish by Coral Rose. 

Musical entertainment by J&J Jazz. 

We would like to thank The Muransky Companies, #1 Cochran, Frank and Pearl E. Gelbman Charitable Trust - Foundation, Sokolov Family and Phyllis Bacon for sponsoring the event. PLYMC would also like to thank the Ladies in Little Black Dresses Committee and all the wonderful support from the community over many years of this event. 

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The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (PLYMC) has served the Mahoning Valley since 1880 when the Youngstown Library Association was officially created. With 14 branches across Mahoning County, including Main Library in downtown Youngstown, PLYMC is well known for its signature services and programs like Summer Discovery and 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten. PLYMC serves our communities by preparing children for kindergarten, promoting early literacy, assisting job seekers, connecting Valley residents to technology, and providing resources for small businesses.  

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