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NMLM Feature: Yoga, Tai Chi Research Shows Public Librarians Already Know

Posted by on October 21st, 2019 0 comments

Jonathan Dolce, Branch Supervisor, Lake County Library System, Astor & Paisley County Libraries Yoga: the numbers are in According to a recent ALA-YaTsALL (Yoga and Tai Chi Sessions for America’s Limber Librarians) survey, 21% of librarians are now offering public yoga and tai chi sessions. Statistically, this marks the highest level of public library interest… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

Oct

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Learn the Basics of Consumer Health in the Stand Up For Health Class

Posted by on October 16th, 2019 0 comments

Jarrod Irwin, Consumer Health Coordinator, NNLM SEA On September 12, I had the privilege of attending Stand Up for Health, a class taught by my colleague Bobbi Newman in the Greater Midwest Region. I attended as preparation for teaching the class in the Southeastern/Atlantic Region. Stand Up for Health gives an introduction to consumer health,… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Continuing Education, Public Libraries

Oct

10

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NMLM Feature: Mental Health Day

Posted by on October 10th, 2019 0 comments

Pratt Chat blog by Lauren Read Mental Health Day October is Health Literacy Month, and this post serves to highlight mental health, which often is given shorter shrift. 10 October’s commemoration as World Mental Health Day has sparked further interest in exploring and sharing the topic. The 2019 theme of World Mental Health Day is… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, Education, Outreach, Public Libraries

Sep

23

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NLM Exhibits in Public Libraries: Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine in Harry Potter’s World at Memphis Public Library

Posted by on September 23rd, 2019 0 comments

Written By: April Wright, All of Us Community Engagement Coordinator, NNLM SEA and Andrea Jacobo, Memphis Public Library July 1st – August 7th, 2019, the central Memphis Public Library hosted the NLM traveling exhibit, Renaissance Science, Magic, and Medicine in Harry Potter’s World. While the exhibit was there, library patrons were treated to a screening… Read More »

Posted in: Public Libraries

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Libraries as Partners in Health: Nashville Public Library

Posted by on August 5th, 2019 0 comments

Join us for the upcoming SEAside webinar Libraries as Partners in Health: Nashville Public Library. Date: Tuesday August 27, 2019 Time: 1:00PM-2:00PM  ET Description: Started in 2016, Be Well at NPL is a health and wellness initiative of Nashville Public Library that seeks to increase access to free wellness programming and health resources. Upon receiving… Read More »

Posted in: Continuing Education, Public Libraries

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