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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 […]

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Ohio LSTA Grant Opportunity: Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors

August 30, 2017

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to offer this special program, started in 2016, in which prospective applicants will have an opportunity to expand their collections […]

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Seeking nominations for appointment to a five-year term on the State Library Board

August 25, 2017

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

State Library’s Bicentennial Featured in Ohio Libraries Quarterly

July 12, 2017

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly was recently posted to our website. This issue features articles about the history of the State Library […]

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State Library Budget Testimony to the full Senate Finance Committee

June 16, 2017

The Ohio House Finance committee released the biennial budget bill (Sub. H.B. 49) on April 26, 2017 for FY 2018 – 2019. Their budget proposal […]

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The State Library at 200: A Celebration of Library Services to Ohio

May 24, 2017

The State Library of Ohio is celebrating its bicentennial this year with exhibits, publication of a book, and a culminating open house celebration on August […]

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Elissa Lawrence promoted to Librarian 2 in Research & Catalog Services Department

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Elissa Lawrence has been promoted to Librarian 2 in our Research & Catalog Services Department. She […]

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Peter Kukla Joins the State Library Information Systems & Technology Department as Software Development Specialist

May 3, 2017

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Peter Kukla has joined its staff as Software Development Specialist in the Information Systems & […]

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Latest Issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly was recently posted to our website. This issue features articles about government information and special collections, and […]