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Nov

12

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Mobility for All, Bring Chair Yoga to Your Library

Posted by on November 12th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Effingham Public Library, a catalyst for positive change, is excited to partner with the Greater Midwest Region of the National Library of Medicine to bring a series of chair yoga classes to our small, rural community. The “Mobility for All” project responds to the latest Community Health Profile Report for Effingham, Illinois, that found a… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Sep

04

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Public Library Spotlight: Susan Kroll, Charlevoix Public Library

Posted by on September 4th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Name: Susan Kroll Education: MLS University of Buffalo How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Received my BS degree in education for physically handicapped children which sparked my interest in health issues.  My previous job was at the Health Sciences Library Ohio State University. Why is health literacy important in your community?… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

Aug

28

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Public Library Spotlight: Juanita Harrell, Health & Wellness Librarian, Oak Park Public Library

Posted by on August 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Name: Juanita Harrell Title: Health & Wellness Librarian Education: MLIS Dominican University How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? I’ve always been interested in Health & Wellness & was given the opportunity to make it my area of concentration. Why is health literacy important in your community? Making information available and… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

Jun

20

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Funding Awarded to Effingham Public Library

Posted by on June 20th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , , ,

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

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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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346 with The University of Iowa.

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