OCT 21

Public Health and Public Libraries: Librarians as Health Literacy First Responders

A webinar exploring health-related outreach, programming, training, and funding so that your library can improve the health literacy of your community.

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Misinformation about health abounds in today’s info-glutted environment. What is the role of public libraries in addressing issues of accurate health information? Public libraries are uniquely positioned to contribute to healthy communities by providing informed access to reliable health information. This panel presentation provides an overview of the field of public health, highlighting innovative health promotion initiatives at public libraries, and covering training and funding resources for health-related library outreach and programming. Join the conversation about building your community’s health literacy.

Presented by:

  • Lydia N. Collins, Consumer Health Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region
  • Anita Kinney, Program Analyst, United States Access Board
  • Christian Minter, Nebraska/Education Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine, MidContinental Region

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Date

21 October 2015

Time

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

Venue

Webinar