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Le Mars Public Library is Making an Impact on Community Health Thanks to NNLM Book Discussions

Posted by on March 4th, 2024 0 comments Tags: , ,

The NNLM Book Discussion program offers librarians, health professionals, and public health workers a unique opportunity to explore health issues affecting their communities while enhancing their health information services and outreach. We recently received feedback about the direct impact of participating in these discussions on health information outreach in public libraries. Shirley Taylor, Library Director… Read More »

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Public Library Spotlight: Erin Lewis, Acquisitions and Interlibrary Loan, McCracken County Public Library

Posted by on September 18th, 2018 0 comments

Name: Erin Lewis Title: Acquisitions and Interlibrary loan Education: Nearing the end of my MSLS degree How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Exercise and being active plays a vital role in my life. I feel so much better when I exercise and I want to help others realize the benefits… Read More »

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Public Library Spotlight: Tina Viglucci, Hispanic Services Director, Gail Borden Public Library

Posted by on September 11th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Name: Tina Viglucci Title: Hispanic Services Director Education: MSIS University at Albany, SUNY How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Through collaborations with partners in our community including the two major hospitals in the area, Presence St. Joseph and Advocate Sherman. They are leading efforts to bring together organizations to actively… Read More »

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Public Library Spotlight: Susan Kroll, Charlevoix Public Library

Posted by on September 4th, 2018 0 comments Tags: ,

Name: Susan Kroll Education: MLS University of Buffalo How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? Received my BS degree in education for physically handicapped children which sparked my interest in health issues.  My previous job was at the Health Sciences Library Ohio State University. Why is health literacy important in your community?… Read More »

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Public Library Spotlight: Juanita Harrell, Health & Wellness Librarian, Oak Park Public Library

Posted by on August 28th, 2018 0 comments Tags: , ,

Name: Juanita Harrell Title: Health & Wellness Librarian Education: MLIS Dominican University How did you become interested in focusing on Health and Wellness? I’ve always been interested in Health & Wellness & was given the opportunity to make it my area of concentration. Why is health literacy important in your community? Making information available and… Read More »

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