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Juneteenth Reading List

June 7, 2022

The State Library of Ohio created a Juneteenth Reading List of books available in the Ohio Digital Library. The books on this list tell the […]

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Survey on Digital Federal Depository Library Program

May 20, 2022

The Director of the Government Publishing Office convened the Task Force on a Digital Federal Depository Library Program to study the feasibility of an all-digital […]

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LSTA Metadata-Mini Grant Application Opens

May 13, 2022

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the third round of Metadata Mini-Grants. This grant enables libraries to digitize and create new collections for the Digital […]

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2022 Conservation Care Class and LSTA Grant Opportunity

May 3, 2022

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 […]

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Books Selected for the 2023 & 2024 Choose to Read Ohio Booklist

April 26, 2022

The State Library of Ohio and the Ohioana Library Association, with the Ohio Center for the Book and the Choose to Read Ohio Advisory Council, […]

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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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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 […]