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NNLM in Your Community: Elgin, IL

Posted Mar 12, 2018 by Franda Liu
Category: National

Check out NLM in Focus 's new article on NNLM story: RML Grantee Honored by Library of Congress.

Congratulations to the Tales & Travel Memories program of the Gail Borden Public Library District in Elgin, IL for being selected as a 2017 Library of Congress Literacy Awards Program Best Practices Honoree. The Gail Borden Public Library is one of the 15 organizations honored by the Library of Congress Literacy Awards for their implementation of best practices in literacy promotion.

Funded in 2016 by GMR, the Tales & Travel Memories program takes persons living with dementia on an imaginary trip to locations across the globe using highly illustrated adult and children’s books along with other library materials. The program at http://talesandtravelmemories.com/ contains a free tool box with excursion guides, logos and resources.

Tales and travel program logo

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Get ready for September and the National Preparedness Month!

Disaster management Posted Aug 16, 2019 Category: National

Announcing "Biomedical and Health Research Data Management for Librarians" -- an asynchronous online NNLM Moodle course that will take place from September 9 – Novemb

data science - hands on computer Posted Aug 6, 2019 Category: National

With NLM’s grants and resources, Al-Hamra Academy in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts had a citizen science program funded by an All of Us research grant through the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM).

Children learning about healthy nutrition Posted Jul 26, 2019 Category: National

SCR’s Outreach Awardees Norice Lee, Library Director at Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine from Las Cruces New Mexico, and her project partner Gena Trujillo, Director of the Southern Area Health Education Center were interviewed by their local PBS TV.

SCR member PBS interview Posted Jul 22, 2019 Category: National

NLM’s Exhibition Program makes connections to community-focused organizations around the world, engages diverse audiences and explores a variety of topics.

NLM exhibit panel Posted Jul 15, 2019 Category: National