May. 31, 2018

    Box Office Boffo: Ready Player One

    David's Blog
    It’s true: all the best movies come from good books. Writers know what they are doing: they create conflict and plot and characters that readers love, and then Hollywood options the work and reaps the reward. Another reaper-of-rewards is author and Ohio native Ernest Cline. Born in Ashland, Ohio (home to a really cool hot air balloon festival every summer!) ... Read More
    May. 24, 2018

    2018 is the Year of Jacqueline Woodson!

      Our own Jacqueline Woodson has received honors and awards for her insightful work for many years. Ms. Woodson has over 5 million copies of her books in print, four Newberry Honors, and she is the winner of the National Book Award for Brown Girl Dreaming. And she owns all of 2018! In January, Ms. Woodson was named the sixth ... Read More
    May. 10, 2018

    Ohioana Announces 2018 Book Award Finalists

                          The Ohioana Library is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2018 Ohioana Book Awards. First given in 1942, the awards are the second oldest state literary prizes in the nation and honor outstanding works by Ohio authors in five categories: Fiction Ford, Jeffrey. A Natural History of Hell: ... Read More