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Region 5 Blog November 28th, 2022
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Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 4th, 2022 Posted in: Blog


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

  1. Grab some books (at least 3)
  2. Stack them up!
  3. Arrange the titles to create a health related poem
  4. 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 5. 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:

stack of 5 books, spines form a poem

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Maddie Romansic is the Program Analyst and Communications Specialist for the NNLM Region 5.

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