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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 »
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »