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Posts by author: Carolyn Martin

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Kindling Health Topics through Kindles

Posted by on August 15th, 2019 0 comments

Today’s guest post is from one of the NNLM PNR Mini Outreach awardees. Pam Thompson, Branch Manager of the Calispel Valley Library, in Cusick, Washington, reports about their project where Kindles were purchased and loaded with books and information on relevant health topics to their community. Our Mini Outreach award was entitled; Health Topics on… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, Health Literacy/Consumer Health, News from Network Members, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries



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Connecting with PNW at the Libraries are Partners in Health Seminar in Bethesda, MD

Posted by on July 25th, 2019 0 comments

Today’s post is from Sara Cobb, Wellness Director at the Nampa Public Library in Nampa, ID. Sara was one of six public library staff to attend the “Libraries are Partners in Health” seminar held on the NIH campus in Bethesda. MD earlier this summer. This post gives the perspective of an attendee and partners well… Read More »

Posted in: All of Us, Funding, News from Network Members, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries, Training & Education



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Consumer Health Minute: NNLM Resource Picks

Posted by on July 22nd, 2019 0 comments

Did you know that the National Library of Medicine has over 250 products and services? Most of them are not ones your patrons would use but it is amazing to think that this NIH institute has such a large number to offer a wide variety of users. How many have you heard of or used?… Read More »

Posted in: News from NLM, News from NNLM, Training & Education



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Langlois Village Healthy Initiative

Posted by on July 18th, 2019 0 comments

Today’s guest post is from Karen Schaefer, Director of Langlois Public Library in Oregon.  Langlois Public Library became a network member a little over a year ago when Karen learned about NNLM and began attending our classes. Her library applied for the Technology & Community award.  In this post, Karen shares how the library used… Read More »

Posted in: Funding, News from Network Members, News From NNLM PNR, Public Libraries, Technology



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Think Before You Ink

Posted by on July 15th, 2019 0 comments Tags: ,

July 17 is National Tattoo Day which celebrates the rich history of tattoos as well as the artists. Tattoos which were once more commonly associated with sailors and rock stars but rarely found among physicians and teachers. Now days, it is rarer to find someone who doesn’t sport a tattoo or who hasn’t considered getting… Read More »

Posted in: Health Literacy/Consumer Health

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