The ability to understand basic health information and services (including insurance and
medical billing) in order to make informed decisions concerning health choices; to be able
to work in partnership with medical practitioners and caregivers to provide and receive the
best health care possible.
Summer Reading Health Literacy Tails and Tales
PA Forward® 2021 Tales and Tails and Health.
Join us for virtual programming from PA Forward® !
Six videos are available:
Healthy Habits with Daniel Tiger: Butler Area Public Library
Chameleon Colors: Dauphin County Library System
The Skin you’re In: Easton Public Library
Wash Your Paws! : A Lesson in Handwashing: Frank Sarris Community Library
Tails and Tales – Tips for Life: Memorial Library Nazareth & Vicinity
Veggie Tales and Tails: West Chester Public Library
View the videos below
Butler Area Public Library – Healthy Habits with Daniel Tiger
To access the Healthy Habit Chart that Ms. Tiffany created, visit https://bit.ly/3dRBxsC. To access the Daniel Tiger Virtual Playroom that Ms. Tiffany created, visit https://bit.ly/3e55cin This program was made possible by the PA Forward initiative of the Pennsylvania Library Association, and the Network of the National of Library of Medicine.
The NNLM has a wonderful children’s health resource called the “All of Us” Research Project from the National Institute of Health. To learn more about “All of Us”, please visit https://bit.ly/2PTBDIa Please take a short survey regarding this program by visiting https://bit.ly/2Rrnse9
Dauphin County Library System – Chameleon Colors
Miss Hannah and Miss Sam share chameleon facts, some yoga, and a fun craft you can do at home! Here’s the handout with the chameleon cut out for your craft: https://drive.google.com/drive/folder… And the link to the All of Us survey: https://redcap.iths.org/surveys/?s=7R… Please consider filling out the survey! All music from http://www.bensound.comMiss Hannah and Miss Sam share chameleon facts, some yoga, and a fun craft you can do at home!
Easton Public Library – The Skin You’re In
Jump to a specific segment in this video:
Welcome with Jennifer Long, Library Director | https://youtu.be/oHP_exKaRIk?t=8
Storytime with Miss Katie: https://youtu.be/oHP_exKaRIk?t=49 Skin Again by Bell Hooks, illustrated by Chris Raschka Happy in Our Skin by Fran Manushkin, illustrated by Lauren Tobia
Science with Ms Jenny and Natalie: https://youtu.be/oHP_exKaRIk?t=449
Items needed: magnifying glass, clear tape, clean paint or makeup brush, baby powder, dark paper, and a body loofah or other scrubber.
Book Recommendations with Miss Christine: https://youtu.be/oHP_exKaRIk?t=651 Whose Skin Is This? by Lisa Morris Key Stripes of All Types by Susan Stockdale Shades of People by Shelley Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly The World Needs More Purple People by Kristen Bell and Benjamin Hart The Colors of Us by Karen Katz The Easton Area Public Library thanks these partners who made this program possible.
PA Forward – Pennsylvania Libraries Network of the National Library of Medicine All of Us Research Program: Take your family’s health to the next level and check out the All of Us Research Program. https://allofus.nih.gov/
Frank Sarris Community Library – Wash Your Paws! : A Lesson in Handwashing
Please visit the link below to learn more about the All of Us Research Program from the National Institutes of Health: https://allofus.nih.gov/ Please show us what you learned with the survey below: https://redcap.iths.org/surveys/?s=7R… Today’s Read: Germs vs. Soap, by Didi Dragon and Illustrated by Hannah Robinett. Aha! Press, 2020.
Music by: Kevin Macleod – incompetech.com “Monkeys Spinning Monkeys” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b… “Happy Happy Game Show” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b… “Carefree” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b…
Memorial Library Nazareth & Vicinity – Tails and Tales – Tips for Life
West Chester Public Library – Veggie Tales and Tails
You can also access these programs at the PA Forward® Niche Academy Site, https://my.nicheacademy.com/paforward
Developed resources reported in this project are supported by the National Library of Medicine (NLM), National Institutes of Health (NIH) under cooperative agreement number UG4LM012342 with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.