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2022 Summer Library Program (SLP) LSTA Grant Now Available

January 12, 2022

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the 2022 Summer Library Program (SLP) Grant.  The purpose of the grant program is to empower libraries […]

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Dr. Tracy Nájera Recognized for Service on State Library Board

January 5, 2022

After five years of service, Dr. Tracy Nájera bade farewell to the State Library Board at its December meeting. Dr. Nájera was recognized by the […]

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Apply for an Ohio LSTA Collection Development Grant

December 1, 2021

The State Library of Ohio invites libraries to apply for a collection development grant to purchase books by Ohio authors and books recognized by Ohio-based […]

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State Library of Ohio Awarded Community Service Award

November 9, 2021

The State Library of Ohio has been awarded the Community Service Award by the American Council of the Blind of Ohio (ACB-Ohio). The award was […]

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Christine Morris Joins OPLIN as Digital Resources Manager

October 27, 2021

The Ohio Public Library Information Network (OPLIN) recently announced that Christine Morris is the new Digital Resources Manager at OPLIN. The Digital Resources Manager will […]

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Six Metadata Mini-Grants Awarded To Expand Access to Ohio Library Digital Collections

October 19, 2021

The State Library of Ohio has awarded over $28,000 in Ohio LSTA Metadata Mini-Grants to enable six libraries to prepare their collections for the Ohio […]

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Next Topic in Critical Thinking Series will be Sustainable Thinking–What the World Needs Now

August 26, 2021

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNet are excited to announce the 3rd installment in the Critical Conversation Series is Sustainable Thinking: What the World […]

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Call for Nominations for Appointment to State Library Board

August 17, 2021

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

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Former State Library Board President Steve Wood Passes

July 22, 2021

It is with great sadness that we share the news that former State Library of Ohio Board President Steve Wood, 81, died on July 13, […]

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State Library Closed in Observance of Juneteenth

June 18, 2021

The State Library of Ohio is closed Friday, June 18th in observance of the new state and federal holiday, Juneteenth. All State Library digital resources […]