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Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on September 28th, 2022 Posted in: Uncategorized


Calling all Maya Angelous, Pablo Nerudas, and Claude McKays! In honor of National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month NNLM is hosting a book spine poetry contest. All participants will be entered into a lottery to receive a free copy of books selected from the NNLM Reading Club – a total of 10 books to add to your collection and share with your users!

The Rules

  • Grab some books (at least 3)
  • Stack them up!
  • Arrange the titles to create a health related poem
  • Take a photo and share it with us!

How to Enter

Submissions will be accepted throughout October. Send us your entry on Twitter by tagging your NNLM Regional Medical Library: @nnlmregion1, @nnlmregion2, @nnlmregion3, @nnlmregion4, @nnlmregion5, @nnlmregion6, or @nnlmregion7 and #BookSpinePoetry or e-mail NNLM Region. Individuals can submit up to three (3) times.

10 winners will be drawn throughout National Medical Librarians Month and Health Literacy Month. Winners will receive one copy each from the following topics:

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Faith Steele, MLS, is the Outreach and Education Librarian for Region 1 for the Network of the National Library of Medicine at the University of Maryland Baltimore. She connects libraries to community health partners and provides training and funding to help communities access quality health information

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