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Summer is a wonderfully active time at the library and beyond! Here are a few resources to keep you and your patrons connected to health topics in these busy months: From the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region: an article on Health, Disaster, and Heroes:...

OCLC’s Health Happens in Libraries magnifies the role of public libraries as key contributors to our personal health goals, the health of the communities we live in, and our collective goal of a healthy nation. Five U.S. public libraries have recently been selected as participants...

New content has been added to WebJunction: The Social Library collects great ideas that libraries have shared about their events and services through Facebook. This week, we feature five public libraries with events that include a new Veterans Resource Center and a “Do It Together”...

Registration is Open: “The Affordable Care Act / Access to Care – Libraries Making a Difference” Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Sonesta Philadelphia Sponsored by the National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region Full travel stipends are available to support...

WebJunction’s  Health Happens in Libraries team is excited to release the first of three pathways to support health education efforts at your library. Access the Supporting Healthy Communities through Health Information and Services pathway to identify essential resources,...

Webinar:  Health Happens in Libraries:  Pathways to Guide Health Education at Your Library Learn how libraries can address health information and services, ensure ethics and privacy in patron interactions, maintain health collections and address community health literacy and support...