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Cindy Boyden to join the staff at the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)

April 21, 2022

It is with both sadness and great pride that we announce Library Consultant and LSTA Coordinator Cindy Boyden is leaving the State Library of Ohio […]

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National Library Week is April 3-9

April 4, 2022

National Library Week (April 3- 9, 2022) and National Library Workers Day (April 5) is a time to celebrate our nation’s libraries, library workers’ contributions and […]

Date Change for Critical Conversation Series – What to know about Intellectual Freedom, Book Challenges

March 10, 2022

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNet announce a date change for the 4th installment in the Critical Conversations Series , What to know about […]

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Ohio Deaf History Month Begins March 13th

February 15, 2022

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 […]

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Drew Wichterman Joins State Library Board

January 25, 2022

The State Board of Education of Ohio recently appointed Andrew (Drew) Wichterman to serve as a member of the State Library Board. Drew has eight […]

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New President and Vice-President of State Library Board

January 24, 2022

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Alan Hall is now State Library Board President and Janet Carleton is Vice-President. Alan ascended […]

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Guiding Ohio Online Technology Trainer LSTA grant available for public libraries

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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Jenny Mei Is Sad Selected As 2022 Floyd’s Pick Book Award Winner

January 19, 2022

The State Library of Ohio and the Choose to Read Ohio (CTRO) Advisory Council are pleased to announce that Jenny Mei Is Sad by Tracy […]

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2022 Summer Library Program (SLP) LSTA Grant Now Available

January 12, 2022

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the 2022 Summer Library Program (SLP) Grant.  The purpose of the grant program is to empower libraries […]

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Dr. Tracy Nájera Recognized for Service on State Library Board

January 5, 2022

After five years of service, Dr. Tracy Nájera bade farewell to the State Library Board at its December meeting. Dr. Nájera was recognized by the […]