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Jun

25

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GMR Funds a Womens Health Education Series at Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library

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Jamie Paicely, Director of Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library in Steger, Illinois, received funding for Women’s Health Wednesdays, a series of one-hour community health sessions for women. Background: Steger-South Chicago Heights Public Library is located in a racially diverse community: 45% White, 25% Black or African American, and 25% Hispanic or Latino. “Our library users… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Consumer Health, Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Libraries, Success Stories

Jun

20

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Funding Awarded to Effingham Public Library

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I’m thrilled to announce that the GMR has funded the Effingham Public Library‘s Mobility for All program! Description:  Effingham Public Library will partner with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine to provide “Mobility for All” a monthly chair yoga training that will provide strengthening exercises that anyone can do as well. During these sessions the… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Libraries

Jun

06

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Funding Awarded for Interactive Health Information Kiosks

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The GMR office is excited to announce that Richland Public Health in Mansfield, Ohio has been granted a Health Information Outreach Award for its project, Interactive Health Information Kiosks in Richland County Libraries. Background: Richland County (RC) is comprised of an urban center surrounded by a number of rural villages and townships. Both of these… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from the Region, Outreach, Public Health, Public Libraries, Success Stories

May

09

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Funding Awarded to Charlevoix Public Library for “Improving Health Awareness Through Access to Quality Health Information”

Posted by on May 9th, 2018 0 comments

I am excited to announce funding for this project led by Susan Kroll! Project Description: This project will load 20 iPads with NLM consumer health information for adults and children. This project is a partnership between the Charlevoix Public Library and the Munson Charlevoix Hospital Education Department. The iPads will be placed in the Library, the… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Public Libraries

Apr

25

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Public Library Spotlight: David J. Kelsey, Outreach Services Librarian, St. Charles Public Library, IL

Posted by on April 25th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , , ,

Name: David J. Kelsey Title: Outreach Services Librarian Education: Master of Library and Information Studies, University of Rhode Island About the St. Charles Public Library and the Outreach Services Department: The St. Charles Public Library is located in St. Charles, Illinois, which is 35 miles west of the city of Chicago. The Library serves a… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

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