Missy Lodge, Associate State Librarian for Library Development

Associate State Librarian for Library Development Missy Lodge to Retire September 30th

September 19, 2018

After 32 years of dedicated and consummate professional service to the State Library of Ohio, Missy Lodge, Associate State Librarian for Library Development, will retire […]

2018 State Library Board: L to R: Krista Taracuk, President; Tracy Nájera, member; Laurie Gemmill Arp, Vice-President; Michael Merz, member; and Melissa Deters, member

State Library of Ohio seeking nominations for State Library Board

September 12, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is seeking nominations for appointment to a five-year term on the State Library Board. Ms. Laurie Gemmill Arp of Columbus […]

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Library Support Featured in Ohio Libraries Quarterly

August 31, 2018

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly was recently posted to our website and is available to read online, download and print. The issue […]

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Michael Campbell Joins State Library Staff

August 28, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Michael (Mike) Campbell has joined our staff as Document Delivery Technician responsible for monitoring the statewide […]

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Ohio LSTA Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors (COBAA) Grant Application is Now Available

August 24, 2018

In 2016, The State Library of Ohio announced the availability of LSTA funds to support Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors (COBAA), in an effort […]

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State Library Board Awards $308,982 in Federal IMLS LSTA Grants for Guiding Ohio Online Projects

August 1, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the State Library Board recently awarded $308,982 in federal IMLS LSTA grants for Services to Targeted […]

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Maynard Promoted to Data Systems Manager

July 31, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the promotion of Eric Maynard to Data Systems Manager.  As Data Systems Manager, Eric is the […]

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Ohio Digital Network Launches Website

July 30, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the website launch for Ohio Digital Network, Ohio’s service hub for the Digital Public Library of […]

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Ohio LSTA Funding Available to Public Libraries for Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

July 23, 2018

The State Library is pleased to announce the availability of Ohio LSTA funds to support Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training and/or Gatekeeper training for […]

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Opioids in Communities, Libraries in Response

June 19, 2018

Join the Regional Library Systems, the State Library of Ohio, and OhioNET for Opioids in Communities, Libraries in Response—a day-long event coming to a location […]