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State Library Board Encourages all Ohioans to Visit Their Libraries or Library Websites This Week

April 12, 2016

The State Library of Ohio Board honored the important role of libraries and library workers by recently proclaiming National Library Week as April 10 – […]

Government Information You Can Use – Resources for Gardening

April 8, 2016

The latest issue of Government Information You Can Use  is now available to view online, download, print and share. This issue features information and resources […]

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Little Tree by Loren Long Selected as Choose to Read Ohio Floyd’s Pick

April 7, 2016

The State Library of Ohio and the Choose to Read Ohio Advisory Board are pleased to announce that Little Tree by Loren Long has been […]

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Workplace Wellness – News You Can Use for State Employees

The latest issue of News You Can Use for state of Ohio employees is now available to view online, download, and print. This issue features […]

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Future Leaders Selected for Library Leadership Ohio 2016

April 6, 2016

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNET are pleased to announce the group of developing leaders selected to participate in Library Leadership Ohio 2016. Participants […]

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Ohio LSTA Competitive Grants Available for Next Year

April 5, 2016

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the availability of LSTA competitive grants.  Applications are being accepted in four categories: Data Management and […]

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Open eBooks Opens World of Digital Reading to Children

March 22, 2016

Open eBooks is now available to millions of students offering unprecedented access to thousands of digital books. Last month Open eBooks announced a new initiative […]

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State Library of Ohio’s Government Information Services Featured on U.S. GPO Website

March 2, 2016

Government Information Services at the State Library of Ohio is currently featured on the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) Federal Depository Library Program website. The […]

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Ohio Libraries Quarterly – 2015 Year in Review

February 22, 2016

The latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly is available to read online and to download and print. The issue features three feature articles submitted […]

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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 […]