About the Youngstown Free Library

Visit these pages to learn more about the Youngstown Free Library:


  1. Mission, Vision, & Strategic Plan

  2. Support the Library

  3. Library Staff

  4. Board of Trustees

  5. Library Volunteers

  6. Library Newsletter

  7. Directions & Map

Youngstown Free Library

Library History

The Youngstown Free Library has served the Village of Youngstown and the Town of Porter since November 1949, when it was organized by the Youngstown Civic Guild.

For a more complete history, read this.


  Youngstown Free Library

Youngstown Free Library
240 Lockport Street
Youngstown, NY 14174
PHONE: 716-745-3555



Mondays: 2 - 8:30
Tuesdays: 9:30 - 8:30
Wednesdays: 2 - 8:30
Thursdays: 2 - 6
Fridays: 10 - 2
Saturdays: 10 - 2

Because our youngest patrons are not yet able to get vaccinated, we require that masks be worn by everyone while inside the Library.



Youngstown NY Library

The mission of the Youngstown Free Library is to be a community center which inspires learning and provides access to a vast range of information and resources for patrons of all ages.

The Youngstown Free Library Board of Trustees meetings are held on the last Monday of the month, with the following exceptions. In May, the Board meets on the 3rd Monday of the month, and the Board has no meeting in December. Meetings take place at 7 pm in the Library Meeting Room on the second floor of the Red Brick Building. The public is always welcome to attend.