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A novel idea: Libraries meet

ASSOCIATION TO HOLD GATHERING: The Warren Library Association will hold its annual meeting 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Thomas Room, second floor of the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. The program will include local historian, John Caparanis on Sports Heroes of Trumbull County. The program is open to the public. Attendees are invited to meet with Caparanis at a reception following the program. The association runs the Sutliff Museum, which will be open following the program. The museum is a memorial to Levi and Phebe Sutliff who were operators on the Underground Railroad in Trumbull County. Visit www.sutliffmuseum.org, call 330-395-6575.

BITES AND BITS: The Mahoning Valley Historical Society’s Bites and Bits of History lunch program is noon Thursday at the Tyler History Center, 325 W. Federal St., Youngstown. To mark the 40th anniversary of Black Monday, Bill Lawson, MVHS Executive Director, will present Steel Stories, a collection of news stories from the business and media archives about the steel industry, add his commentary and then moderate a discussion. Bring your own lunch, or visit Overture for their $6 Bites and Bits Lunch Special. Call Overture at 330-744-9900 to place your order. Visit Historical Society at 330-743-2589 or visit www.mahoninghistory.org.

CELEBRATING THE CONSTITUTION: Lordstown Local Schools Political History Club will be hosting a celebration of the anniversary of the U.S. Constitution 9 a.m. today. The program will feature political cartoonist and graphic artist Rick Muccio, who will discuss his background and freedom of the press and speech as it relates to political cartooning. Newton Falls Municipal Judge Phil Vigorito will discuss protection of individual constitutional rights and the role of the courts in this process.

DANA FAMILY DISPLAY: “Musicians and Scholars: The Dana Family of Warren, Ohio” is on display at the Sutliff Museum inside the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library, 444 Mahoning Ave. NW, Warren. The temporary exhibit explores the origin of the Dana family to America from England around 1640 and its arrival in Warren in the 19th century. The exhibut includes the creation of the Dana Musical Institute by William Henry Dana and its eventual merger with Youngstown College in 1941. The exhibit, which runs through January, features items from the Sutliff Museum and Trumbull County Historical Society collections and photographs from the Trumbull Memory Project. Call 330-395-6575.

CENTER CLOSED: OH WOW! The Roger and Gloria Jones Children’s Center for Science & Technology will be closed today through Friday and will reopen Saturday 10 a.m. During this time, explorers are invited to check out the many activities going on during the 7 Days of STEM Festival in downtown Youngstown.

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