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Upcoming Classes
November 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023 NNLM Book Discussion, Nov 1 - Jan 31: Beautiful Country

Join us for our third NNLM Book Discussion of the year. From November 1, 2022 until January 31, 2023 join your fellow librarians and read Beautiful Country by Qian Julie Wang.

February 1, 2023 - March 1, 2023 Beyond an Apple a Day: Providing Consumer Health Information at Your Library

This 4-week, 4 credit-hour self-paced online class covers the health information seeking behavior of consumers and the role of the librarian in the provision of health information for the public.

February 1, 2023 - April 30, 2023 NNLM Book Discussion, Feb 1- April 30, 2023, Bad Advice

Join us for our fourth NNLM Book Discussion. February 1 - April 30, 2023 we will read "Bad Advice: Or Why Celebrities, Politicians, and Activists Aren't Your Best Source of Health Information" by Paul A. Offit, M.D.

February 8, 2023 Celebrating Moon Times: Flipping the Script on Period Poverty and Standard Puberty Education

Indigenous students in the United States regularly missed school while on their “moon times” because they did not have period supplies. Informed by her work with schools and community-based organizations across North America, Eva Marie Carney will discuss the reach and impact of “period poverty” -- or inadequate access to menstrual hygiene products.

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