“Health literacy is the degree to which individuals have the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information needed to make appropriate health decisions.” – Health Resources and Services Administration Continue reading October is Consumer Health Literacy Month
Imagine . . .
You’re looking for a book you’ve heard about, or been assigned as homework, and you can’t find it in your library. Sounds like some sort of science fiction story, but it’s not. Continue reading Banned Books Week 2019
Don’t you just love a good, meaty series? A series can keep a reader going through life’s dry patches and rocky paths. So, as a public service for our readers, we’ve assembled an assortment of series for your exploration, knowing that we are just scratching the surface of serial reads. We send our thanks to Shelf Awareness newsletters for inspiring this blog and finally, if you have a favorite series, please share it with us! Continue reading Serial Reading
“Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds…” these are words usually associated with postal couriers, but they really apply to librarians as well. Librarians are a fearless lot, you know; they can face challenges ranging from patrons in trouble to … mountains? seasickness? Read on for a fascinating overview of some brave and fearless librarians. Continue reading Brave Librarians
School is back in session, so this month we want to share our School & Teacher Resource page. We have all kinds of resources to help teachers out during the school year, like school visits, book requests, teacher reference center, student Homework Center, and more. Visit us online to learn more about all of these free resources!
-Contributed by Dominique, Youth Services Librarian