InThisTogetherOhio graphicIn adherence to best practices and guidance from the Governor’s office brought about in response to COVID-19, the State Library moved to a “remote work” status effective March 18, 2020.  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 and we ask that patrons refrain from returning these items to the library.  The option for requesting items for new check-outs has been deactivated.  State employees are encouraged to access online library resources through this website or at  Click here for Coronavirus Information and Resources.

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New Books for June 2020

Browse a selection of ebooks and audiobooks recently added to the Ohio Digital Library, including featured book Suffrage by Ellen Carol DuBois. If you want […]

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Bill Morris Retires from State Library of Ohio

The State Library of Ohio is at once delighted and disheartened to announce that after 35 years of dedicated public service, including 25 years with […]

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Announcing Participants Selected For Library Leadership Ohio 2020

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNET are pleased to announce the cohort of developing leaders selected to participate in Library Leadership Ohio 2020. Participants were carefully […]

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