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Former Head of Field Unit Operations at the State Library and Celebrated Bookmobile Guru John Philip Passes

February 3, 2016

It is with sadness that the State Library announces the death of John Philip, former Head of Field Unit Operations at the State Library, on […]

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Applications Now Being Accepted to Host an AmericCorps Member for Guiding Ohio Online

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted for public libraries to host an AmericCorps member during the third […]

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State Library of Ohio Welcomes Judge Michael Merz to the Board

January 25, 2016

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that the State Board of Education of Ohio recently appointed Judge Michael Merz to the State […]

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Former Board President John Myles recognized for his service by the State Library of Ohio

During its January meeting the State Library Board recognized John Myles for his years of service.  Board President Jennifer Thompson McKell read  the following resolution: […]

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CTRO Advisory Board and State Librarian Beverly Cain Establish Floyd’s Pick

January 22, 2016

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that State Librarian Beverly Cain and the Choose to Read Ohio (CTRO) Advisory Board recently honored […]

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State Library Bids Farewell to Paula Buco

January 8, 2016

Administrative Professional Paula Buco has retired after 30 years with the State Library at its Serving Every Ohioan (SEO) location in Caldwell, Ohio. The State […]

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State Library Board recently awarded $158,062 in federal IMLS LSTA grants to libraries

December 23, 2015

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that the State Library Board recently awarded $158,062 in federal Institute of Museum and Library Services […]

Ohio Digital Public Library of America Survey Report

December 7, 2015

As part of the Ohio Digital Public Library of America planning grant the project steering committee conducted a survey of Ohio’s libraries, museums, historical societies, […]

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Still Time to Apply for Library Leadership Ohio – Deadline Extended

Library Leadership Ohio will awaken, Inspire, and engage the leader in you by allowing you to define and inspire your individual leadership skills and potential. […]

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Former State Librarian Richard M. Cheski Passes

December 2, 2015

It is with sadness that the State Library announces the death of former State Librarian Richard M. Cheski on November 20, 2015. Mr. Cheski retired […]