CHLA Urges NL Government to Reconsider Library Closures & Library Funding

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Canada_Health_Libraries_AssociationThe Canadian Health Libraries Association joins the list of associations who have written to the NL government in support of the public libraries. They are particularly concerned with the impact of the closures on health literacy:

In addition to the effects these closures will have on general literacy and community services, closing 54 libraries will also have a negative impact on the health literacy of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador (NL), particularly in rural communities, since public libraries are important providers of consumer health information both in print and online.

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