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Designed to support virtual and hybrid learning. MeL's virtual library rooms provide new ways to engage patrons, spotlight your library collections, and provide a sense of place. Virtual library rooms are available for early childhood, school age, and teen patrons.
Check out MeL's virtual library rooms!
Infographic: Information Literacy Top 3 Basics
Information Literacy Top 3 Basics
Support your patrons in developing healthy information seeking behaviors and habits. This infographic breaks down the 3 key steps for healthy information seeking and provides you with talking points to guide your patrons.
New: MeL Programming Connections for Public Library Staff
MeL Connections for Youth Programming
Guide for public library staff that connects content in MeL to public library programming for kids
MeL Connections for Adult Programming
Guide for public library staff that connects content in MeL to public library programming for adults
New: MeL Promotions Toolkit
Guide to MeL Promotions Toolkit
Step-by-step guide to using the print and digital assets and the communication templates
MeL Print Assets
Template files for flyers, bookmarks, and a notepad
MeL Digital Assets: Pre-Made Graphics and Content Prompts
Facebook graphics with messages about eResources and Information Literacy
MeL Digital Assets: Graphic Templates
Facebook graphics and email newsletter template
Back to School Theme
MeL Content Package_Back to School
Templates for email newsletter, blog post, and press release
Back to School Social Graphics and Posts
Facebook and Twitter graphics and post copy for the Back to School theme
Career Transitions Theme
MeL Content Package_Career Transitions
Templates for email newsletter, blog post, and press release
Career Transitions Social Graphics and Posts
Facebook and Twitter graphics and post copy for the Career Transitions theme
New Year, New You Theme
MeL Content Package_New Year New You
Templates for email newsletter, blog post, and press release
New Year New You Social Graphics and Posts
Facebook and Twitter graphics and post copy for the New Year New You theme
MeLCat Theme
MeLCat Social Graphics and Posts
Facebook and Twitter graphics and post copy for MeLCat
Summer Fun
MeL Content Package_Summer Fun
Templates for email newsletter, blog post, and press release
Summer Fun Social Graphics and Posts
Facebook and Twitter graphics and post copy for the Summer Fun theme
Information Literacy Theme
MeL Content Package_Information Literacy
Templates for email newsletter, blog post, and press release
Information Literacy Social Graphics and Posts
Facebook and Twitter graphics and post copy for the Information Literacy theme
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Looking for a quick refresh on using MeL's eResources? Check out our new training videos from Niche Academy.
 
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