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    Funding Opportunities, Resources Available from National Network of Libraries of Medicine

    The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) has a long history of working with libraries to connect the public to important health information.

    In 1976, the National Library of Medicine (NLM) began to specifically develop relationship...

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    Engage Your Community when Planning for Change

    Your role in your public library elevates you to a community leader and change agent. No matter your formal title or the size of your library, you have the opportunity to meet and evolve with your communities' changing needs. As a central learning an...

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    Social Library, Volume 75

    We're kicking off the new year in our Social Library series with five examples of outstanding community engagement from libraries we follow on Facebook. Learn how libraries are leveraging Facebook Live, hosting TED-Ed Clubs, collecting community dona...

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    What's Your Story?

    You need to tell your story. Whether you call it story-telling, marketing, advocacy, promotion or community outreach, you need to make your library's story heard in your community. To tell your story effectively, you must understand your own...

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    Free January Webinars for Library Staff

    There's no time like the new year for learning! Whether or not you've got a list of resolutions, you're sure to benefit by attending some of the webinars on this month's list. Or perhaps there are topics you'd like your trustees or volunteers to expl...

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    Culinary Literacy: Approaches and Programming Ideas

    Liz Fitzgerald, a 2016 Library Journal Mover & Shaker, recently presented a WebJunction webinar focused on culinary literacy at the Free Library of Philadelphia (PA) where she is the administrator of the Culinary Literacy Center (CLC).

    The...

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    Forums Facilitate Important Community Conversations

    This past summer my library system, Sno-Isle Libraries, held a series of four community forums on the topic of teen suicide throughout the two-county library district we serve in western Washington; this was the 12th topic around which we'd created a...

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    Social Library, Volume 74

    This year’s final edition of the Social Library brings fresh ideas for any library to explore. It includes a cultural celebration, a social media readers advisory service, a year-round reading challenge, a mobile science exhibit, holiday dogs AND ugl...

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    Free Resources and Opportunities to Celebrate NASA @ My Library Events

    Celebrate the excitement of NASA exploration and discovery through upcoming national events and resources provided through the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net).

    STAR_Net is a hands-on learning network for libraries and their communiti...

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    Best Board Games of 2016

    This year was an amazing year in board games with many games popping up perfect for the library. As I stated in 2015, it is nearly impossible to play and review even a large portion of all of the games that come out in a year. And it is even harder t...