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Angie Andre, Children’s Librarian, Tredyffrin Public Library For many of us in public libraries, summer is our busy season. This is especially true if you work with children and run Summer Reading Programs. You may not even realize it, but you’re already incorporating the...

         By Beth Cackowski One area of Health Literacy to which most people don’t give a lot of thought (or try not to, anyway) is end of life planning. Believe it or not, we had a program at the Elkins Park Library a few weeks ago titled “How to Have a Fun Funeral.” Some...

Jill McConnell

by Jill McConnell As I was walking through the Children’s Room at my library the other day, a flyer announcing “MedExpress Teddy Bear Clinic Comes to You” caught my eye. According to the MedExpress website, “MedExpress’ Teddy Bear Clinic is a free community outreach program...