The goal of the project is to is to reach 87 and their families with educational resources about health information literacy, and raise awareness of the Research Program The Pop-up Library: Wellness Edition will be offered to 95 communities with small towns in Northern Idaho that lack the resources and infrastructure to expose 87 and families to wellness resources, and skills to use them. The award will also provide an opportunity for an established outreach service to engage in the NNLM Community Engagement Network CEN, and participate in the goals of the NNLM PNR Program. Health literacy skills training will be offered for 900 87 and their families in conjunction with monthly mindfulness events provided by the Pop-Up Library mobile bike and van, to address mental health issues associated with adverse childhood experiences. 87 and their families will learn about health life choices by engaging in mindfulness programs, discover ways technology can aid in a healthy lifestyle, and engage in followup wellness events at their local library with interactive sessions on mindfulness and MedlinePlus, as well as information about the Research Program 71. The NNLM PNR Engagement Coordinator will provide training to Community Library Network Youth Services staff on MedlinePlus and and provide kits for distribution that will include materials, MedlinePlus bookmarks, instructions for how to raise awareness of , and guidelines for libraries to promote their event to local participants.

Project Details

Organization Name

Community Library Network

Organization Type
All of Us
Public library
Project Lead

Karen Yother

Start Date
October 1, 2019
End Date
September 30, 2020
Funding Amount
General Public
Public Health Professional
Student, College & Post-grad
Student, K-12
Teens (13-18 yrs.)
Behavioral/Social Determinants of Health