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State Library Budget Testimony to the full Senate Finance Committee

June 16, 2017

The Ohio House Finance committee released the biennial budget bill (Sub. H.B. 49) on April 26, 2017 for FY 2018 – 2019. Their budget proposal […]

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The State Library at 200: A Celebration of Library Services to Ohio

May 24, 2017

The State Library of Ohio is celebrating its bicentennial this year with exhibits, publication of a book, and a culminating open house celebration on August […]

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Elissa Lawrence promoted to Librarian 2 in Research & Catalog Services Department

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Elissa Lawrence has been promoted to Librarian 2 in our Research & Catalog Services Department. She […]

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Peter Kukla Joins the State Library Information Systems & Technology Department as Software Development Specialist

May 3, 2017

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Peter Kukla has joined its staff as Software Development Specialist in the Information Systems & […]

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Latest Issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly was recently posted to our website. This issue features articles about government information and special collections, and […]

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The Remarkable Journey of Charlie Price by Jennifer Maschari Selected as 2017 Choose to Read Ohio Floyd’s Pick

April 27, 2017

The State Library of Ohio and the Choose to Read Ohio Advisory Board are pleased to announce that The Remarkable Journey of Charlie Price by […]

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Former SEO Library Services Supervisor Sharon Garrett-Hayes Passes

April 19, 2017

It is with deep sorrow that we say goodbye to former SEO Library Services Supervisor Sharon Garrett-Hayes. Sharon passed away on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 […]

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Proposed Elimination of Federal Funding for Libraries Threatens Services and Programs for Ohioans

April 11, 2017

In March 2017, the president proposed a budget for discretionary spending in Federal Fiscal Year 2018.  The proposed budget calls for the elimination of the […]

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The State Library of Ohio and University of Iowa Libraries Sign Preservation Steward Agreements with GPO

Washington, D.C. & Columbus, Ohio: The State Library of Ohio and University of Iowa Libraries recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement with the U.S. Government […]

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State Library of Ohio Statement on the Impact of the President’s Proposed Elimination of the Institute of Museum and Library Services

March 17, 2017

The White House has released its new budget blueprint, an advisory document that proposes increases in spending to military programs and national security, coupled with […]