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Dianna Clark Retires from State Library’s SEO Library Center

January 8, 2020

We are at once happy and sad to announce the recent retirement of Dianna Clark, Director, SEO Library Center, State Library of Ohio. She retired […]

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State Library Awards $189,680 in Ohio LSTA 2019-2020 Competitive Grants

December 20, 2019

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that the State Library Board recently awarded $189,680 in grants to one university, one school, and […]

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State Library Launches Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar

December 19, 2019

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the launch of the Day By Day Ohio Family Literacy Calendar website. Day By Day Ohio […]

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Tactile Book ‘Getting a Feel for Lunar Craters’ Donation

December 9, 2019

Thanks to the NASA@ My Library program, the State Library of Ohio is able to distribute almost 100 copies of the tactile book Getting a […]

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Census Resources For Libraries Launch

November 21, 2019

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce the creation of the Census Resources for Libraries web page. For the first time in United […]

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Libraries Serving Communities in Need Featured in Latest Issue of Ohio Libraries Quarterly

Libraries Serving Communities in Need is the topic of the latest issue of the Ohio Libraries Quarterly. Feature articles include: Healthy Living at the Library […]

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Apply to Participate in Library Leadership Ohio Institute 2020

November 19, 2019

The State Library of Ohio and OhioNET are again collaborating to bring you the 2020 Library Leadership Ohio Institute. Recognizing the ongoing challenges faced by […]

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Phil Willke Receives 2019 Up & Comers Award at the Charleston Conference

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce that Electronic Resources Librarian Phil Willke recently received the 2019 Up & Comers Award at the […]

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Lincoln: “Ohio Has Saved the Nation” Presentation

November 7, 2019

In 1863, Abraham Lincoln was reported as, “Glory to God in the Highest.  Ohio has saved the Nation.”  Please join us at the State Library […]

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Coming to Our Census: What Libraries Can Do to Get Out the Count

October 30, 2019

Census 2020 planning is well underway and there are numerous ways libraries can be involved in ensuring that all Ohio residents are counted.  For the […]