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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.

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On November 7, 2018, NNLM successfully hosted its second Wikipedia edit-a-thon.

Wikipedia edit-a-thon numbers Posted Nov 30, 2018 Category: National

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The 2019 MLA Research Training Institute for Health Sciences Librarians (RTI) applications are open through December 1, 2018.

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a Request for Information (RFI) in the NIH

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