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NASA has created a special 4-week program that can be used in libraries across the country.   If the library does not have room or time for this program, children may participate at home.  Access the flyer with listed activities.  NASA was inundated with requests (especially...

Susan Sentz

By: Susan Sentz Looking for something different to hold at your library? Why not make it a club? Book clubs are a great program for your library to get patrons coming back each month; so it’s time to capitalize on this by creating other clubs for patrons to keep them coming back...

Summer Food Program

  Submitted by: Carmela A Carman Director of the Community Library of Lake & Salem Townships The Community Library of Lake & Salem Townships participated in the summer food service program during the summer reading program in 2014 and 2015. The library and a local...

Sarah Applegate

    Sarah Applegate On August 8, 2015 we had our final Summer Reading Club program for the teen group at Coyle Free Library, which turned out to be a fundraiser for the fall.  I was hesitant about hosting a car wash with a group of teenagers at first but, let me tell...

On May 13th, NN LM MAR presented a webinar on the redesign of MedlinePlus.  It is an improved version with the same information.  The homepage has a new streamlined look. Take some time to become familiar with the new design. One of the features of this session is the 2015 Summer...