Heritage Public Library will improve public health by providing health and science programs and resources to improve individuals access to health and science information. This will expand the health and science literacy of our community of populations underrepresented by biomedical research. Heritage Public Library will emphasize virtual programs and these programs will be conducted online if feasible or will include materials that can be taken home to serve the large proportion of Heritage Public Librarys community that do not have reliable broadband access. Heritage Public Library will liaise with expert community and national organizations and individuals such as the National Network of the Library of Medicine to provide information about resources such as MedlinePlus and information about . Heritage Public Library will provide varied health and science programming that will cover a range of health issues including genetic aspects of health, mental health, medications, nutrition, exercise, aging, and child development.

Project Details

Organization Name

Heritage Public Library

Organization Type
Public library
Project Lead

Jan Marry

Start Date
December 11, 2020
End Date
April 30, 2021
Funding Amount
Library or Information Professional
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Children (0-12 yrs.)
Adults (19-64 yrs.)
Seniors (65+ yrs.)
Teens (13-18 yrs.)
Blacks/African Americans
American Indians
Medically Underserved Areas/Populations
Behavioral/Social Determinants of Health
Maternal Health
NIH Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) Initiative