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Michele Spatz, Outreach and Engagement Coordinator, is retiring on September 30, 2022. Michele has spent her career in libraries in a variety of roles, and in the past few years, has been a valued part of the NNLM. In the week leading up to her retirement, I interviewed Michele about her career in libraries. Emily:… Read More »
Our wonderful library communities are made up of diverse groups and individuals. Though we value the diversity in our communities, there may be times we struggle when someone else’s history, culture, values, political and social and religious beliefs are so different from our own, including beliefs about health and illness. We may feel awkward interacting… Read More »
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As a new outreach and partnership opportunity, NNLM invites you to engage with the All of Us Journey when it comes to your area: September 20 – 23, 2022: Cal Anderson Park 1635 11th Ave Seattle, WA September 27 – 28, 2022: Gas Works 2101 N Northlake Way Seattle, WA September 29 -30, 2022: Alki… Read More »
The non-profit Faces and Voices of Recovery celebrates Recovery Month each September. In concert with their effort and that of NNLM’s Substance Use Disorder Interest Group, this month’s NNLM Reading Club focuses on recovery from substance use. Recovery Month’s theme is “Every Person. Every Family. Every Community” because recovery is for everyone. The NNLM Reading… Read More »
Hello everyone, I am Silvia C. Wu and I am thrilled to be your NNLM Region 5 guest blogger this week for DataFlash. I am a student from the San Jose State University School of Information and will graduate this Fall 2022 with a Master’s in Library Sciences and Information Systems and an Advanced Certificate in… Read More »