State Library of Ohio

The vision of the State Library of Ohio is a smarter Ohio where every Ohioan can access the necessary resources to be engaged citizens, excel at their jobs, participate in the workforce, and pursue their passions and interests.

OhioLINK recently spoke with the library director at the State Library of Ohio to find out more about the services the State Library provides.

What are your top three points of pride in your library?

  1. The depth and unique character of our collections.
  2. The well-trained and responsive staff.
  3. The State Library of Ohio is one of Ohio's oldest state agencies.  It was established in 1817 to serve the information needs of Ohio's State government.

What is the most popular spot in your library for patrons?

The Rare Books Room is far and away the most popular area of the State Library.

How long have you been a member of OhioLINK?

The State Library is a charter member of OhioLINK.

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