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Books Selected for Choose to Read Ohio 2019 and 2020

April 12, 2018

The State Library of Ohio, Ohioana Library Association, and Ohio Center for the Book are pleased to announce the 20 books selected for the 2019 […]

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Announcing Participants Selected For Library Leadership Ohio 2018

April 10, 2018

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNET are pleased to announce the cohort of developing leaders selected to participate in Library Leadership Ohio 2018. Participants […]

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Provide Feedback On Draft of Ohio Department of Education’s New Strategic Plan

April 9, 2018

Dear Colleagues, This is a request for members of the library community to provide feedback on the draft of the Ohio Department of Education’s new […]

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Ohio State School for the Blind Student Art On Display at State Library

March 23, 2018

The second annual Ohio State School for the Blind (OSSB) Student Art Show is now on display at the State Library. The art show features […]

A New School Year: Stories in Six Voices by Sally Derby, illustrated by Mika Song

A New School Year by Sally Derby Selected as 2018 Choose to Read Ohio Floyd’s Pick

March 22, 2018

The State Library of Ohio and the Choose to Read Ohio Advisory Council are pleased to announce that A New School Year: Stories in Six […]

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State Library Board Approves LSTA Grant to Continue Statewide Access to Core Set of Databases

March 16, 2018

On March 15th the State Library of Ohio Board approved a $1,500,000 federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) LSTA grant to The Ohio […]

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Ohio Deaf History Month 2018

March 13, 2018

The General Assembly of the State of Ohio passsed legislation in 2017 designating the period beginning March 13 and ending April 15 as Ohio Deaf […]

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Applications Are Now Being Accepted For Public Libraries to Host a Guiding Ohio Online Technology Trainer

March 12, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for public libraries to host a Guiding Ohio Online Technology Trainer.  […]

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Ohio Digital Network Collections Debuts in DPLA

March 2, 2018

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the launch of the Ohio Digital Network. Today, over 90,000 new materials from Ohio Digital Network […]

National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped Launch Campaign

February 27, 2018

The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) recently launched a nationwide television and radio outreach campaign. The campaign aims to educate […]