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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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The Public Library Association (PLA) has expanded its partnership with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM), a program of the National Library of Medicine (NLM). PLA and NNLM will team up to raise awareness of the National Institute of Health’s All of Us Research Program.

Public Library Association Logo Posted Mar 8, 2019 Category: National

The All of Us Research Program will launch a Speaker Series in partnership with the National Library of Medicine on Thursday, March 14 at 7 p.m. ET with an inaugural talk by National Institutes of Health Director Dr. Francis Collins. 

AoU speaker series Posted Mar 8, 2019 Category: National

Are you planning any Pi Day activities at your library or organization? The goal of the Pi Day celebration is to increase awareness and help everyone explore the unique characteristic of pi across our community. 

Pi Day Posted Mar 3, 2019 Category: National

The National Library of Medicine has announced the launch of Medicine on Screen: Films and Essays from NLM, which replaces Medical Movies on the Web.

Medicine on Screen logo Posted Feb 22, 2019 Category: National

Genetics is increasingly becoming a factor in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of diseases as well as frequently seen in headline news. Consumers need access to resources about genetic information in an understandable manner.

DNA image Posted Feb 22, 2019 Category: National