The Library Foundation offers many vehicles through which caring members of the community can support their library and its mission:

The Library thanks Rotary Clubs for their generous support of Summer Reading

Rotary donation







Seen from left are Mark Cole, President of the Rotary Club of Austintown; randy Swartz, President of the Rotary Club of Canfield; and Jay Summer, President of the Rotary Club of Boardman.

Thank you to Home Savings for your generosity!

Home Savings donation







James Sebastian, Assistant Vice President and Branch Manager of the Home Savings Poland Office, presented Library Executive Director Heidi Daniel (right) and Development Director Deborah Liptak with $125 in honor of the bank's 125th anniversary

Martha MuranskyThe Library Foundation established the Martha Muransky Children’s Literacy Fund to support Children’s Summer Reading and children’s literacy programs




Giving to the Library

  • Donations to the Library help to promote literacy, provide Library materials and services, contribute to special programming and author/illustrator visits, and so much more.
  • Donations are a special way of remembering a person or occasion.
  • Donations can be in your name, in honor of another person or an organization, or in memory of someone special.
  • The Public Library of Youngstown & Mahoning County is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.  Gifts to the Library may be deductible for income tax purposes as provided by law.

Gifts and Memorials

How can you add more books to library shelves?
Consider a gift to funds within The Library Foundation.

Gifts and Memorials brochure
John H. Clarke Fund - books. 

Myron S. Roh Fund - books. 

Ruth Bowers Fund - youth programming/services.

Elizabeth Lowmiller Barnhill Fund - services for children.

Consider Donating to a Library Capital Campaign

Building and maintaining top quality libraries is a priority. Our new libraries provide a way for donors to make a valuable contribution to both The Library and the community. Consider a donation to one of The Library’s building projects.

>>Newport Library >>East Library  >>Springfield Library
>>Austintown Library >>Poland Library >>Tri-Lakes Library
>>Canfield Library (contact the Development Office at 330-740-6086)

LitSocietyLogoGIFLiterary Society

The Library's Literary Society is a celebration of reading and literacy and how they enrich our lives. The Literary Society's goal is to offer enriching programs by bringing in noted authors and illustrators.  

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 DeborahLiptakTo find out more about how your gift can make a lasting difference in your community, contact Deborah Liptak, Development Director, at: (330) 740-6086, or click here to email:


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