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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 […]

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Participants Selected for Library Leadership Ohio 2021

June 8, 2021

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNET are pleased to announce the cohort of developing leaders selected to participate in Library Leadership Ohio 2021. Participants were meticulously […]

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Applications Are Now Being Accepted for the Second Round of Metadata Mini-Grants

May 17, 2021

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the second round of Metadata Mini-Grants. This grant will enable libraries to digitize and create new […]

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Conservation Care Class and LSTA Grant Opportunity

May 6, 2021

Registration is now open for the Ohio Preservation Council (OPC) Special Collections Conservation Care online class.  This professional development opportunity will take place virtually through pre-recorded talks […]

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Celebrate Libraries and Library Workers During National Library Week

April 6, 2021

National Library Week (April 4 – 10, 2021) is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries, library workers’ contributions and promote library use and support. Ohio […]

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Announcing Impacting Lives One Teen at a Time: What Directors Need to Know Webinar

April 5, 2021

A Transforming Teen Services Event   Wednesday, May 12, 10:00-11:30 am  Change is happening across the country. Teen Services is taking on a bold new approach […]

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Guiding Ohio Online Applications Now Being Accepted

March 18, 2021

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

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Reimagining School Readiness Workshop Registration Open

March 9, 2021

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce a new online training opportunity on Reimaging School Readiness . Do you wonder what research really […]

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Ohio Deaf History Month Begins March 13th

March 2, 2021

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 […]