Sonora is extraordinarily tired. Thanks for your patience while the loose ends of the website are wrapped up.
This is question we encounter frequently
from well-meaning stakeholders who are seeking a solution to
the Library's financial situation.
While the Youngstown Free Library was started by volunteers and run entirely by volunteers for many years, we live in a different and more complicated world now.
Over the past thirty years, libraries have changed. Everything in our records has gone digital, including all the cataloging and searching information. Everything we do, from cataloging new books to teaching patrons how to use their computer, has increased in skill level.
More to come...