What We're All About

Guiding Ohio Online is an AmeriCorps program that places members in rural Ohio libraries to deliver digital literacy training through computer classes, one-on-one computer assistance, outreach, and volunteer recruitment.Our vision is for every Ohioan to be able to fully participate in online government, search and apply for jobs online, understand the risks and benefits of internet finance, connect with family online, and protect personal information in the digital age.

Now accepting Host Library Applications!

The State Library of Ohio is pleased to announce applications are now being accepted to host an AmericCorps member during the second year of the Guiding Ohio Online program.  Members will serve in selected libraries during the 2016-2017 program year. AmeriCorps members will assist libraries with computer instruction, technology-focused community outreach, hands-on help, and other technology-related duties. Program activities are primarily in the areas of workforce enhancement and digital literacy. Please see guidingohioonline.org/training  for a list of potential training packets available for AmeriCorps members to use with patrons.

Great Story

Great Stories are written by Guiding Ohio Online AmeriCorps Members about their service.

My posture didn’t used to be very good, and I had a very hard time looking people in the eye.  I was shy, and I kept to myself.

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