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The State Library Board met Tuesday, September 10, 1985, at Columbus.
The Board addressed a full agenda including the awarding of many Library
Services and Construction Act (LSeA) federal grants.
The Elyria Public Library received $25,913
the continuation of its bookmobile program.
in LSCA Title I monies to
It is hoped that 600 new
patrons will be registered.
LSCA Title I grants totalling $220,752 were awarded to six libraries to
fund Major Urban Resource Library (MURL's) projects.
Akron-Summit County Public Library received $22,469 for Library Express
De livery Service to acquire materials which will serve an "estimated 550
Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County received $36,599 for
Automated Book Selection, Serials Control and Order (ABSSCO) which will
expedite the movement of materials through technical services to the
Cleveland Public Library received $54,667 for Videocassettes for Branch
Library Programming which will provide 600 videocassette programs to an
estimated audience of 15,000 and generate 17,500 videocassette
.J - Public Library of Columbus and Franklin County received $53,740 for
Small Business Collection which will purchase at least 2',895 items on
the subject of small business and train staff in the use of this
material in order to provide information to approximately 5,000 patrons.
Dayton and Montgomery County Public Library received $19,458 for Videos
to Go which will circulate approximately 3,600 videocassettes to at
least 16,000 patrons and provide patrons with at least 350 VHS
videocassette tapes (50 'closed caption).
Toledo-Lucas County Public Library received $33,819 for Pilot
Microcomputer which will train 1,000 in the use of IBM PC's and Apple
lIe's, utilizing software in' education/skill training, business
applications and word processing.
The Ohio Department of Mental Retardation and Developmental
Disabilities received LSCA Title I monies of $9,745 to fund the Tiffin
Developmental Center Library Improvements project. This project is designed
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