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Readers’ Toolkit Now Available for each 2023 and 2024 Choose to Read Ohio Book

January 11, 2023

The 2023 & 2024 Choose to Read Ohio program cycle officially kicks off this month with the release of readers’ toolkits for the 2023 & […]

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Now Accepting Applications for ILEAD Ohio 2023

January 9, 2023

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNet are pleased to announce ILEAD Ohio 2023 application is open. ILEAD Ohio helps develop present and future Ohio […]

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ILEAD Ohio is back in 2023

December 12, 2022

Are you interested in an initiative to encourage Ohio library staff to collaborate and develop innovative ideas that address current library needs and challenges? Do […]

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State Library Honors Board President Alan Hall for His Service

Board President Alan Hall was recognized and honored for four years of service upon his retirement from the State Library Board with the following resolution: […]

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State Library Board Awards $217,790 in Ohio LSTA Competitive Grants

December 9, 2022

The State Library of Ohio Board awarded $217,790 in LSTA Competitive Grants to one university, one school, and six public libraries. Federal Library Services and […]

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State Library Joins DataOhio Portal

December 6, 2022

The State Library of Ohio  recently joined the DataOhio Portal with our Ohio Public Libraries and Ohio Public Libraries: Director List dashboards, which help identify […]

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Ohio LSTA Celebrating Ohio Book Awards & Authors (COBAA) Grant

December 5, 2022

The State Library of Ohio invites libraries to apply for a collection development grant to purchase books by Ohio authors and books recognized by Ohio-based […]

Librarians Earn Consumer Health Information Specialization

November 2, 2022

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce Phil Willke recently joined fellow State Library Reference Librarians Stephanie Michaels and Josh Jones in receiving […]

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Five Libraries Awarded Ohio LSTA Metadata Mini-Grants

October 28, 2022

The State Library of Ohio awarded over $20,000 in Ohio LSTA Metadata Mini-Grants to enable five libraries to prepare their collections for the Ohio Digital […]

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Nine Ohio Libraries Awarded Ohio LSTA Conservation Grants

October 26, 2022

In partnership with the Ohio Preservation Council, the State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce over $41,000 in LSTA Preservation and Conservation Grants were […]