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Apr

10

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PLA and NNLM Partner to Bring Health Questions to Project Outcome

Posted by on April 10th, 2019 0 comments Tags: , , ,

Through this partnership, PLA will launch a new survey intended to measure the effectiveness of public libraries’ consumer health programming in Project Outcome, the association’s free toolkit designed to help public libraries understand and share the impact of essential library services and programs. The survey will be added to Project Outcome in April 2019. “With this… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Sep

11

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Public Library Spotlight: Tina Viglucci, Hispanic Services Director, Gail Borden Public Library

Posted by on September 11th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Name: Tina Viglucci Title: Hispanic Services Director Education: MSIS University at Albany, SUNY How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Through collaborations with partners in our community including the two major hospitals in the area, Presence St. Joseph and Advocate Sherman. They are leading efforts to bring together organizations to actively… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries, Public Libraries Spotlight

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

25

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

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

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 »

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