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LSTA Metadata Mini-Grant Application Open

May 15, 2023

The State Library of Ohio invites libraries to apply for a Metadata Mini-Grant to digitize and create new collections for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). […]

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National Library Week is April 23-29

April 26, 2023

The following resolution was passed by the State Library Ohio Board proclaiming National Library Week and National Library Workers Day for 2023. A RESOLUTION to […]

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State Library of Ohio and OhioNet Announce the 2023 Participants In ILEAD Ohio

April 4, 2023

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNet are pleased to announce the 2023 participants in ILEAD Ohio. Teams and mentors have been selected for the […]

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State Library Board Approves LSTA Grant to Continue Statewide Access to Library Databases

March 16, 2023

The State Library of Ohio Board approved a $1,534,922 federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant to […]

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Ohio Deaf History Month Begins March 13th

March 2, 2023

Ohio Deaf History Month celebrates deaf history and the contributions of the hearing impaired and Deaf community to society. The General Assembly of the State […]

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Registration is now open for Take 5: Back to Basics,

February 3, 2023

Registration is now open for Take 5: Back to Basics, Friday, May 5, from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm (doors open 9:00) at the newly-renovated […]

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Penelope Shumaker Promoted to Library Consultant

February 2, 2023

The State Library is pleased to announce Penelope Shumaker has been promoted to Library Consultant in our Library Programs and Development (LPD) Division. As Library […]

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Dylan Fitch Joins State Library Staff

February 1, 2023

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce Dylan Fitch has joined our staff as a Financial Associate responsible for processing purchase orders, paying […]

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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 […]