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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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »