Storytime at the laundromat: a woman holds an open book toward a few children as she reads to them

Wash, Rinse, Dry—and Fold in Learning

Video transcript The National Library of Medicine is reaching people where they live, work, play, and even do laundry. Through the “Wash and Learn” program in Minnesota, librarians read to children stories that encourage healthy habits while parents learn how to use MedlinePlus to find quality health information. “The Wash and Learn program was a pilot project funded by our Greater Midwest…

three historical buildings where the National Library of Medicine was previously housed

Three easy questions. Three surprising NLM answers.

What is the most famous house in Washington, DC? What is the most famous theater in Washington, DC? What is the most famous name in museums in Washington, DC? The National Library of Medicine was located at three prestigious places in Washington, DC, before moving to the National Institutes of Health campus in Bethesda in…