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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 »
Hello! I’m Emily Hamstra, the new Outreach Coordinator for the Pacific Northwest Region. I grew up in Michigan, and currently live in Seattle. I began my career at the University of Michigan Library, where I was an instruction librarian and the subject librarian for Kinesiology. Since moving to Seattle in 2016, I’ve worked at the… Read More »
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August is National Immunization Awareness Month, a National Health Observance which provides a key opportunity to highlight the importance of getting recommended vaccines at all ages. The Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention reminds us that every year children and adults become seriously ill and are hospitalized because of diseases that vaccines can help prevent,… Read More »
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 »
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 »