The following resources are intended to help in the planning and promotion of library programs for adult patrons. Additional curated resources are available in Digital Literacy, Adult Education, Workforce Development and Small Business Support.
WebJunction's Programming Topic Area offers aggregated news, webinars and resources for library programming.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Library Resources page provides programming ideas, librarian training, outreach materials and online resources to help your community members' money decisions.
ALA's Libraries Transform and The National Network of Libraries of Medicine created a Health Literacy Toolkit for Health Literacy month, providing key messages, programming ideas and downloadable marketing materials, including bookmark templates and social media graphics covering a wide-range of health literacy topics including nutrition, aging and chronic illness.
The National Network of Libraries of Medicine New England Region (NER)connects librarians, health professionals and public health workers with health information across New England. Sign up for the NER Weekly Update to hear about funding opportunities, free classes and other news.
The Media Education Lab seeks to improve digital and media literacy education through scholarship and community services, providing teaching resources, workshops, webinars and other resources.
The Rhode Island Library Association's Information Literacy Roundtable promotes information literacy in RI libraries through programs, lesson swaps and shared resources.
The National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE), is a national organization dedicated to media literacy. NAMLE provides resource and lesson ideas, and sponsors Media Literacy Week annually in November.