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The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) Reading Club is a selection of “ready-to-use” fiction and nonfiction book titles along with FREE and downloadable materials designed to help libraries support health literacy and their communities’ health information...

FREE classes from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM): Analyzing News Health News Review: Critically Analyzing Information in the News Health Literacy Establishing a Health Information Literacy Partnership with a Local PublicLibrary Health and Nutrition Literacy:...

National Network of Libraries of Medicine News NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Awards: NNLM MAR is accepting applications for the NNLM All of Us Community Engagement Award, for projects that broaden access to, and awareness of health information resources, aim to increase health...

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) has announced the availability of funding through NLM’s partnership with the NIH All of Us Research Program, part of the Precision Medicine Initiative. The purpose of the NNLM All of Us...

Finding Health and Wellness @ the Library: A CONSUMER HEALTH TOOLKIT FOR LIBRARY STAFF Second Edition (Version 2) Urban Libraries Council is offering  access to a newly-added Edge resource designed to help libraries increase health literacy in their communities, the Finding Health...

Flag Display: Thank You to Latino Unidos

                On September 18, 2018 Martin Library’s Teen Leadership committee hosted the Welcoming Week 2018, Cultural Jam: Teens Creating Community event. The event was co-hosted by The Matts Youth Center. Teens and their family members...

More than 40 libraries reached PA Forward Star Library status July 1 to September 30, 2018 Mechanicsburg, PA (October 4, 2018) – “Libraries throughout Pennsylvania continue highlighting that they are more than book repositories, earning stars along the way and underscoring...

National Library of Medicine and National Network Libraries of Medicine are offering the following FREE Educational Opportunities.   Please note that the class registration system requires obtaining an NNLM account prior to registration. Learn how to register for classes from...

A Positive Approach to Care™: Serving Our Patrons Facing Dementia Registration for the Capital Area multi-district workshop is now open! A Positive Approach to Care™: Serving Our Patrons Facing Dementia Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:00am – 3:30pm Bosler...

Suicide prevention and awareness programs will be available at libraries; Demonstrates importance of health literacy and impacts for communities   Mechanicsburg, PA (May 17, 2018) – The PA Library Association (PaLA) is proud to announce Prevent Suicide PA as the latest PA...