While there have been extensive topics and resources presented at AAFCS conferences, funding opportunities and consumer health information resources, especially those from NNLM, have not been addressed in recent years. Presenting the results of the Laurel Public Library's Outreach to Consumers Award program will demonstrate an innovative, successful way to support individuals in where and how to find reliable health information, promote NNLM institutional membership and resources, funding opportunities, and consumer resources. Together with the NNLM resource instruction, using a cooking demonstrations as part of health information education demonstrates an innovative way FCS professionals can collaborate with library professionals in public libraries, another underrepresented area in AAF-CS conferences, to improve people's lives with support from NNLM.

Project Details

Organization Name

Laurel Public Library

Organization Type
All of Us
Public library
Project Lead

Gregg McCullough

Start Date
May 15, 2018
End Date
April 30, 2019
Funding Amount
General Public
Library or Information Professional