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MAR invites applications for outreach funding!  Five award types are available for outreach projects that: Enhance clinicians’ and public health workers’ abilities to find and use biomedical and health information in practice and for patient education; Strengthen the involvement...

Laura Laspee

by Laura Laspee GIANT Food Stores has partnered with Libraries to promote Health Literacy. Read more about our partner and its involvement to promote Health Literacy.       Our Partner:  GIANT Food Stores, LLC Partner Profile:  GIANT Food Stores has been known...

  The National Network Library of Medicine and National Library of Medicine’s classes are open to all! CLASSES/TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES July 7 NLM Express: Saving Time with PubMed Subject-Specific Queries! – Co-sponsored by MAR and NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region / webinar...

The Lebanon County Library System is partnering with WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital for a healthy summer reading program.  Read about it in this Lebanon Daily News article. ...

By Angie Andre I get very excited when I learn about a new gadget that we could use in a library Maker Program. I can see the possibility and the excitement that this shiney new technology will bring to patrons  young and old. Then I look at the price tag, the quantity we would...

Read about health literacy and resources from this National Library of Medicine post.   The National Library of Medicine’s health literacy resources span a spectrum for health literacy practitioners, researchers, and consumers. Contact Your MAR Liaison if you want to learn...

by Angie Andre ILEAD USA is a program that brings together public, private, academic, and school librarians from all over Pennsylvania to learn about leadership and technology. Participants form team groups and each group identifies a community need. The job of the team group...

Caitlyn Boland

written by Caitlyn Boland Along with the Library’s new Director of Development, Christina Dreher, came the idea to both support health literacy in the community and raise money for the Library at the same time. On Saturday, April 2, 2016, the Butler Area Public Library will host...

By Angie Andre and Amy Ambler Libraries all across Pennsylvania are already using PA Forward’s five literacies to help design programs, offer services, and identify partners. But what you may not know is that there is a convenient place to promote these literacies, get ideas,...

Beside courses and webinars, WebJunction also provides great library-related content.  Check out these: Library Heroes Make Health Happen – Have you ever wondered how to start a conversation with colleagues, community partners or your library’s board about why now is the...