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Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month!

Posted by on October 4th, 2021 Posted in: Blog


Celebrate National Medical Librarians Month and National Health Literacy Month!

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 each of the books selected from the NNLM Reading Club – a total of 15 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. Individuals can submit up to three times.

10 winners will be selected following National Medical Librarians Month and Health Literacy Month.

Selected Book Titles from the NNLM Reading Club include books from Citizen Science, Digital Health Literacy, Disability Health, End of Life, and Environmental Health.

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This has been funded in whole or in part with Federal funds from the Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Library of Medicine, under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012347 with the University of Massachusetts Chan Medical School.

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