Midwest Matters
The blog of NNLM Greater Midwest Region

Oct

19

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Public Library Association Announces Initiative with NNLM

Posted by on October 19th, 2017 0 comments

The Greater Midwest Region office is leading a partnership between the National Network of Libraries of Medicine and the Public Library Association on a national initiative, titled Promoting┬áHealthy Communities. This initiative will increase public library staff knowledge and skills related to consumer health services through promoting and expanding professional development opportunities through NNLM and increasing… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries


Oct

18

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Funding Awarded for an Outreach Award: Senior Health Outreach

Posted by on October 18th, 2017 0 comments Tags: , , ,

I am thrilled to announce that the Outreach Services Department of the St. Charles Public Library (consisting of David Kelsey, Dana Hintz, Lynda Spraner, and Christine Steck) has been awarded funding to partner with Galter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern University to develop and deliver presentations on healthcare and medical topics at senior facilities in the… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Libraries


Oct

17

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Stand Up for Health: PLA preconference!

Posted by on October 17th, 2017 0 comments

The Greater Midwest Region office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine is offering a preconference workshop at the Public Library Association (PLA) 2018 Conference in Philadelphia. The preconference is titled “Stand Up for Health: Health and Wellness Services for Your Community” and will be held on March 20th from 9:00am – 5:00pm. This… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries


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