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…

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National Library of Medicine Celebrates 10 years of AHCJ-NLM Journalism Fellows

The Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ)-National Library of Medicine (NLM) Journalism Fellows program—now in its tenth year—brings journalists to NLM for four days of training to enhance their use of some of the Library’s health information resources, such as PubMed, Genetics Home Reference, ClinicalTrials.gov, and MedlinePlus. The program began in 2009 to assist the…