In adherence to best practices and guidance from the Governor’s office brought about in response to COVID-19, the State Library is in a “remote work” status. State Library staff remain available remotely during normal business hours. Thank you for your patience. Online resources remain available 24/7. Loan periods have been extended for physical items currently checked-out. Patrons may return items to the State Library through the mail or 24/7 in the book drop in front of our building. The option for requesting items for new check-outs will be available beginning September 8, 2020. Click here for more information about Contact Free Front Door Pickup. State employees are encouraged to access online library resources through this website or at MyOhio.gov. Click here for Coronavirus Information and Resources.