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Region 7 Update December 4th, 2022
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Nov

28

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Member Spotlight: Russell Library programs build connections

Posted by on November 28th, 2022 0 comments

NNLM loves to learn and share about innovative programming in libraries that support patrons and health. I had noticed some interesting programs Russell Library is offering so I reached out to learn more. I had the opportunity to meet with Christy Billings and Wafaa Razeq from Russell Library in Middletown, Connecticut to hear about some… Read More »

Posted in: Blog, Weekly Newsletter

Nov

21

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Public Health Resources: APHA Round-up

Posted by on November 21st, 2022 0 comments

November 6-9, Boston welcomed 12,000 public health professionals and students from around the US and across the world for the American Public Health Association (APHA) annual conference. Celebrating their 150th year, APHA Annual Conference 2022 hosted sessions on health topics such as COVID, maternal and child health, SUD, HIV/AIDS, on public health practice such as… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Nov

09

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Focused Outreach to Berkshire County, MA

Posted by on November 9th, 2022 0 comments Tags: , ,

This September, I took a drive out to Western Massachusetts to meet with library workers. Region 7 is conducting Focused Outreach to Berkshire County for 2022-2023. Several weeks earlier, I attended a meeting of library directors at the Berkshire Athenaeum in Pittsfield. I conducted a virtual visit with Annie Pecor, Director of the Northern Berkshire… Read More »

Posted in: Public Health

Nov

07

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NNLM Region 7 Funding Applications: Now Open

Posted by on November 7th, 2022 0 comments

NNLM Region 7 (Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont) is excited to share that the Request for Proposals (RFPs) for funding in the upcoming year (2023-2024) have been released. RFPs have been posted on the website. Award categories include: Health Outreach: up to $20,000, Technology Improvement: up to $10,000 Funding Period:… Read More »

Posted in: Blog

Oct

24

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The Empathy Project free training modules for the public are now LIVE

Posted by on October 24th, 2022 0 comments

You may remember from last year, we shared about some important work the University of New Hampshire was doing to enhance their library services through the Empathy Project. We also highlighted their funded project with the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  The IMLS Empathy Project is designed to support social and institutional empathy, looking… Read More »

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