Port Isabel Public Library hosts \”Find it Online\” Workshop

Port Isabel Public Library Presents
Find it Online in 2010!

Free workshop at the Library on Tuesday, January 19 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am. The workshop includes a hands-on practice for session following the lecture. Free refreshments will be served. Call 956-943-0776 or 0777 for additional information.

This workshop will be conducted by two librarians from The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC), Regional Academic Health Center, located in Harlingen.

Graciela Reyna has a Master of Library Science from Texas Woman’s University. She has evolved in her career as an outreach librarian with a preference for community outreach and circuit librarianship. This year her work in outreach was recognized by the Friends of the National Library of Medicine by awarding her the 2009 Dr. Michael Debakey Award. She is especially interested in developing health literacy programs for the community and promoting health sciences careers.

Greysi is currently the Assistant Director of the Mario E. Ramirez M.D. Library of the Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen, TX.

Kathleen Carter is a Medical Librarian at the Mario E. Ramirez, M.D. Library at the UTHSC Regional Academic Health Center in Harlingen. She obtained her MLIS in 2000 from the University of Texas at Austin and has provided reference and instructional services in academic libraries for over ten years. At the Ramirez Library, she participates in a number of outreach projects designed to connect users to reliable consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine.

Where: Port Isabel Public Library
                  213 N. Yturria St., Port Isabel
When:  January 19 from 9:00 am – 11:00 am.
Cost:      No admission
For more information, call: 956-943-0776 or 0777

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About Port Isabel

TEXAS is a big state... so we thank you for your interest in the Port Isabel area as your vacation destination, relocation or retirement home. Port Isabel has everything you need to create vacation memories or a new home for your family or business! As one of the oldest cities in extreme south Texas, Port Isabel has a long and interesting history dating back to 1519 when it was charted by Spanish explorer Alonzo de Pineda. There are tales of pirate's treasures still buried on South Padre Island. Port Isabel is home to three world class museums which bring our history to life. The Port Isabel Historic Museum, the Treasures of the Gulf Museum, and the 1852 Port Isabel Lighthouse are monuments to our rich past. The Lighthouse Keeper’s Cottage, on the grounds of the Port Isabel lighthouse also highlights the maritime history of the Laguna Madre area. Port Isabel enjoys mild weather year around, world class fishing, events and festivals, lots of great food and friendly faces. Visit our blog, then visit us!
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