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Elizabeth Hess

  by Elizabeth Hess You’ve surely seen or heard the phrase “New Year, New You” before- whether on a magazine cover, a television show, or even a library display (like one I created last January!) While it’s often the New Year when many make resolutions to break a bad...

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    Medical.net News reports that Penn Researchers have developed a pilot program to train library staff  as community health specialists. Read about it.  Here’s more! ...

By Elizabeth Hess The month of November usually makes me think of the upcoming holiday season, spending time with family and friends, and enjoying the beautiful Pennsylvania autumn. After recently attending an eye-opening session at the Pennsylvania Library Association’s Annual...

Join MAR for a special Grants and Proposal Writing class! The session will begin with an overview of applying for NN/LM MAR funding, including the level of detail required in a successful proposal. Each component of the process will be addressed, including: documenting the need;...

Check out the health benefits of coloring for adults and learn how libraries are incorporating it in programming in this WebJunction article.  Pittston Memorial Library is linked! ...

Upcoming Webinars   If you can’t attend a live session, all WebJunction webinars are archived and available for free from the course catalog.   Public Health and Public Libraries: Libraries as Health Literacy First Responders Wednesday, October 21, 2015 ♦ 3 pm Eastern / 12...

Public libraries and partners often look to local data to understand community needs and tailor support. The Opportunity Index “is an annual composite measure at the state and county levels of economic, educational, and civic factors that expand opportunities.” Dimensions...