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Read the 2020 Ohio Summer Library Program Evaluation Report

January 8, 2021

The 2020 Ohio Summer Library Program Evaluation Report recently published by the State Library is now available for download. It is also available to be […]

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Hello by Aiko Ikegami Selected as 2021 Floyd’s Pick Book Award Winner

January 6, 2021

The State Library of Ohio and the Choose to Read Ohio (CTRO) Advisory Council are pleased to announce that Hello by Aiko Ikegami (Creston Books, […]

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Library Collaboration & Resource Sharing Featured in Latest Issue of Ohio Libraries Quarterly

December 28, 2020

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly was recently posted to our website and is available to read online, or download and print. Feature […]

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Seven Ohio LSTA Metadata Mini-Grants Awarded To Expand Access to Digital Collections

December 17, 2020

We are pleased to announce that the State Library of Ohio has awarded over $29,000 in Metadata Mini-Grants to empower five libraries, one museum, and […]

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Apply for an Ohio LSTA Grant to Enhance Your 2021 Summer Library Program

December 16, 2020

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the 2021 Summer Library Program (SLP) Grant.  The purpose of the grant program is to empower […]

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State Library of Ohio Board Awards $233,094 in LSTA Grants

December 15, 2020

The State Library Board recently awarded $233,094 in grants to one public school, five public libraries, and two library organizations.  Federal funding for the grants […]

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State Library Honors Board Vice-President Michael Merz For His Service

December 14, 2020

After four years of service, Board Vice-President Michael Merz bids farewell to the State Library of Ohio. Judge Merz was recognized at the December board […]

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Apply By January 15 for Ohio LSTA Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors (COBAA) Grant

December 4, 2020

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce an exciting opportunity for Ohio libraries to apply for grant funds to build or expand a […]

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Contact-free front door pickup now available on Wednesdays at the State Library

November 12, 2020

Patrons borrowing items from the State Library may now use the contact-free front door pickup at the State Library on Wednesdays from 10 a.m. – […]

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Call for Nominations for Appointment to State Library Board

October 15, 2020

The State Library of Ohio is seeking nominations for appointment to a five-year term on the State Library Board. Judge Michael Merz of Columbus will complete his […]