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Youngstown Free Library gives back to community

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Mon, Aug 31st 2020 10:05 am

The Youngstown Free Library held an electronics drop-off on Saturday, Aug. 8. Organizers said the response was overwhelming and raised over $4,000 for the library. Coordinator Lauren Morse was helped by volunteers from the board of directors And The Friends of the Library.

Shown above are volunteers in front of some of the discarded electronics.

Below, the Youngstown Free Library board of directors, the Friends of the Youngstown Library and the Youngstown Study Club (celebrating its 100th anniversary) combined this year to support a graduating student in the 14174 ZIP code. The Ruby Carey Scholarship was awarded to Lewiston-Porter High School graduate Jackson Rogers of Youngstown in the amount of $2,000 to support his future educational endeavors. His name will be added to the plaque, which features previous winners and is displayed in the Youngstown Library.

Shown are Jackson and organizational leaders of the three groups.

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