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Ohio Digital Library Now Includes a Deaf Culture and American Sign Language Collection

January 16, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the Ohio Digital Library now includes a collection of eBooks and videos about Deaf culture and […]

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State Library Board awards $151,748 in IMLS LSTA Competitive Grants to Five Ohio Libraries

December 15, 2017

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that the State Library Board awarded $151,748 in federal Institute of Museum and Library Services Library […]

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2018 Summer Library Program Grants Available for Libraries

December 7, 2017

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for 2018 Summer Library Program grants.  This grant program will […]

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Digitization Featured in Ohio Libraries Quarterly

November 9, 2017

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly features Digitization Programs, Projects, & Initiatives in Ohio and Beyond Table of Contents Interview with a Librarian: […]

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Apply Now for Library Leadership Ohio 2018

November 1, 2017

Whatever your career goals – from library director to library advocate in your community, Library Leadership Ohio will allow you to define and inspire your […]

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Don Yarman is the New Executive Director of OPLIN

October 11, 2017

The Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) recently announced that Don Yarman is the new executive director of OPLIN. Mr. Yarman assumed the position following […]

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Library Poster Highlights Opioid Crisis

October 10, 2017

The State Library of Ohio and Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine recently announced a new effort aimed at increasing awareness about opioid abuse and addiction. […]

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2017 Ohio Summer Reading Programs/Summer Library Programs Preliminary Report

September 29, 2017

The 2017 Ohio Summer Reading Programs/Summer Library Programs (SRP/SLP) Evaluation survey results are in and show 392,425 people enrolled in summer library programs in Ohio […]

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Impact of federal funds on Ohio libraries Poster

September 8, 2017

The President’s FY2018 budget requested closing out all Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) operations.  Librarians across the county mobilized and on July 13, […]

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State Library addresses 13.57% reduction in Ohio General Revenue Fund (GRF) appropriations for FY2018 and FY2019

September 5, 2017

The State Library of Ohio recently implemented several cost saving measures to address a 13.57% reduction in our Ohio General Revenue Fund (GRF) appropriations for […]