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New Books for March 2021

Browse a selection of books recently added to the State Library collection, including this month’s featured book HandiLand by Elizabeth A. Wheeler. Click here for […]

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Celebrate Libraries and Library Workers During National Library Week

National Library Week (April 4 – 10, 2021) is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries, library workers’ contributions and promote library use and support. Ohio […]

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Announcing Impacting Lives One Teen at a Time: What Directors Need to Know Webinar

A Transforming Teen Services Event   Wednesday, May 12, 10:00-11:30 am  Change is happening across the country. Teen Services is taking on a bold new approach […]

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