This course will provide an overview of ideas to conduct health outreach and create health programs for libraries and community/faith based organizations. Participants will learn how to integrate resources from the National Library of Medicine (NLM) and other reputable agencies to introduce community members to NLM resources in fun and engaging ways. Examples of programs for children, teens, adults and seniors using NLM and other National Institutes of Health center and office resources will be shared.
This presentation provides an overview of planning health programs for organizations incorporating resources from the National Library of Medicine. By the end of the session participants will be able to:
Attendees will receive CHIS credit hours. There are a limited number of seats open to non-grant participants. Your fee for this workshop will go towards providing lunch.
Michael Balkenhol, MLIS, is the MAR Health Programming Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh and he is the project lead for the NNLM Partnership with the Colloraborative Summer Library Program Michael creates and shares health and wellness "programs in a box" for K-12 schools, public libraries, and community based organizations.
On behalf of the Western New York Library Resources Council, we here at Intersect would like to thank everybody who made Intersect 2018: Where Ideas and People Meet! a success! Now we are ready for round two!
This year, our theme is The Global Library. We have a number of great sessions planned, with topics including international copyright, library jargon, universal design, and extended reality!
The purpose of INTERSECT is to facilitate a culture of co-learning among librarians and other interested professionals in the region by bringing people together to network and share ideas in an interactive, engaging, informal setting where participants determine the content.
Activities, including workshops and tours, will be held after lunch time.
Early Bird Registration price is $35, so register now! After the early bird period ends on August 31, registration will go up to $45.
Student Admission is $15. Students may call Pat Klaybor at 716-633-0705 to register and receive the student price.
Please fill out our form to select your preferred tour/activity and inform us of any dietary restrictions once you've registered: https://wnylrc.wufoo.com/forms/s1sa6n2q0hadllj/
Spaces for each session and lunch activities are limited -- so sign up soon!