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New Books for June 2021

Browse a selection of books recently added to the State Library collection, including this month’s featured book The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook by Anneliese […]

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State Library Closed in Observance of Juneteenth

The State Library of Ohio is closed Friday, June 18th in observance of the new state and federal holiday, Juneteenth. All State Library digital resources […]

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Participants Selected for Library Leadership Ohio 2021

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNET are pleased to announce the cohort of developing leaders selected to participate in Library Leadership Ohio 2021. Participants were meticulously […]

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 State Library of Ohio Announces Launch of ARPA Outreach Grants

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the launch of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Outreach Grant initiative. Utilizing Federal ARPA funds, […]

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