Health Information Programs

Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) is pleased to be invited to partner with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Region 7 to deliver health information outreach programs. BPL respectfully requests a $40,000 grant to support an 11-months of health information programs serving library patrons. Programs include a series of workshops on health topics conducted with community partners, English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes, and a graphic medicine program.


Lead Organization: Brooklyn Public Library
Project Lead: Brooklyn Public Library


Age Group: Children (0-12 yrs.), Teens (13-18 yrs.), Adults (19-64 yrs.), Seniors (65+ yrs.)
Geographic Type: International, Urban
Issues & Interests: Behavioral/Social Determinants of Health
Race & Ethnicity: Asians/Asian Americans, Blacks/African Americans, Hispanics/Latin Americans
Roles of Participants Project is Intended to Serve: General Public

Award Details

Funding Source: Region 7
Project Category: Outreach
Period of Performance: May 1, 2022 - Apr 30, 2023
Project Status: Awarded

Project Funding

Federal Fiscal Year 2021: $29,570
Federal Fiscal Year 2022: $40,000