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Nicole Merriman is Retiring

January 30, 2023

We are at once both overjoyed for her and saddened to announce Nicole Merriman is retiring. Her last day is tomorrow, January 31. Nicole has […]

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Jeff Winkle Appointed to Serve on State Library Board

January 26, 2023

Jeff Winkle was recently appointed by the State Board of Education and sworn in to serve as a member of the State Library of Ohio […]

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Applications Available to Host a Guiding Ohio Online Technology Trainer at Ohio Public Libraries

January 23, 2023

Applications are now being accepted for public libraries to host a Guiding Ohio Online Technology Trainer.  Guiding Ohio Online is a State Library LSTA funded program […]

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2023 Summer Library Program Grant Application Now Available

January 18, 2023

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the 2023 Summer Library Program (SLP) Grant.  The purpose of the grant program is to empower […]

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Luli and the Language of Tea by Andrea Wang is 2023 Floyd’s Pick Book Award Winner

January 17, 2023

Luli and the Language of Tea by Andrea Wang, illustrated by Hyewon Yum (Neal Porter Books, 2022, ISBN 9780823446148), has been named the eighth annual […]

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Readers’ Toolkit Now Available for each 2023 and 2024 Choose to Read Ohio Book

January 11, 2023

The 2023 & 2024 Choose to Read Ohio program cycle officially kicks off this month with the release of readers’ toolkits for the 2023 & […]

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Now Accepting Applications for ILEAD Ohio 2023

January 9, 2023

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNet are pleased to announce ILEAD Ohio 2023 application is open. ILEAD Ohio helps develop present and future Ohio […]