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Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on September 29th, 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

  • 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 @nnlmregion6 and #BookSpinePoetry or e-mail NNLM Region 6. 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:

Book Spine Poetry

 

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This project has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Grant Number 1UG4LM012346 with The University of Iowa.

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