Tell Us About Your NNLM Project Award
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Have you seen our call for funding proposals? Are you interested but hesitant? Do you wonder what's involved? Do you question if your idea qualifies?

Now's your opportunity to learn from the people who have done it. Three of our current award recipients will describe their programs/projects and share their application experience.

Be empowered to apply for your own award after attending this panel speaker session. Questions are encouraged.

Guest Speakers

Michelle Andersen has been library director at Atlantic Public Library since December 2017. She holds a BA in education from Northwestern College (Orange City, IA) and Public Library Director Certification from the State Library of Iowa. It is her goal to make the library a welcoming place for all community members and to serve their needs, not just follow library trends. 

Tom Cytron-Hysom is a consultant specializing in Adult Basic Education, with an emphasis on distance learning and digital literacy. He currently manages Northstar Digital Literacy, facilitates the St. Paul Community Literacy Consortium, works as a consultant with the statewide Minnesota ABE Distance Learning Support Network, and serves as grants manager for Literacy Action Network. He presents frequently at state and national conferences. Tom has a Master's in Organization Leadership from the University of St. Catherine.

Stacey Knight-Davis is the Public Health and Nursing Librarian and Head of Circulation Services at Eastern Illinois University. She holds an MS in Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an MS in Technology from EIU. She was a team member for the Southeastern Region Broadband READY Illinois in 2021.

New funding opportunities for Year 2 of our cooperative agreement with the National Library of Medicine (NLM) are available now from The deadline to submit is March 11, 2022. For more information, please contact Darlene Kaskie, Region 6 Engagement Coordinator. You must login to in order to apply. Create an NNLM User Account, if needed.



The NNLM Region 6 Spotlight Speaker Series features presentations from guests on topics of interest to those interested in health information, outreach, programming, and more. Topics provide information to help attendees:

  • Know their communities
  • Better understand health consumers
  • Evaluate health information
  • Increase knowledge of resources and subjects
  • Improve health-related communication, reference, instruction, and programming 
  • Increase health literacy
  • Understand and explore the relationship between technology and health
  • Explore ethical and legal issues.

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Class Recording

Class Details

Date(s): March 1, 2022
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Platform: Zoom
CE Credits: 1.00
CE Categories: CHIS Level 1, CHIS Level 2
Class Experience Level: Beginner
This class is sponsored by Region 6.
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Host/Instructor: Darlene Kaskie
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