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Information about PA Forward Events and Literacy Topics at Penn State Abington

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Spring 2023 programs

Basic Literacy:

Student Book Club

Every other Monday starting February 5th, 12:15 - 1:15, Abington Oasis (Library Lower Level)

Come discuss Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler.

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Health Literacy: 

Got Sleep?

Tuesday, March 14th, 1:30 - 2:30 PM, Library Room 10

Celebrate Sleep Awareness Week with the Library, Live Well Abington and Global Programs. Learn tips for establishing healthy sleep habits, set aside time to reflect on your sleep goals, enjoy tea and snacks, enter a sleep challenge, earn sleep-related giveaways and more!

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Information Literacy:

Write, Research, Revise

March 20th - March 27th, Library Room 10

Write, Research, and Revise offers students in research writing classes the opportunity to receive research and writing assistance on major writing assignments from a librarian and writing consultant in one appointment. Space is limited, so sign up in advance and make your paper the best it can be!

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Civic and Social Literacy: 

The Professional Fact-Checker's Guide to Fact-Checking

March 27th, 12:15 - 1:15 on Zoom

Join the Abington College Library on Zoom to learn how professional fact-checkers from The New York Times Magazine verify news content. This workshop will be of interest to students pursuing journalism, publishing, or communications, as well as to anyone interested in learning tips and context for navigating the news. 

Watch recording here.

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