Congratulations to our costume contest winners! Halloween Spooktacular 2014

The judges have spoken, and we are pleased to announce the winners of the Halloween Costume Competition at the 2014 Library Spooktacular. Congratulations go out to:

Best Individual Costume:

Lucy Borges,  Patient Transport Assistant, Environmental Services – for Princess Devil


Best Medically Related Costume:

Joyce Grandy, Clinical Nurse Educator, Perioperative Services – for Bad Bug – Ebola

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Best Group Costume:

Carol Flewelling and the Telemedicine team –  for Telemedicine Teletubbies


Check out more great costumes on Flickr!

National Medical Librarians Month & Health Literacy Month

October is both National Medical Librarians Month and Health Literacy Month.  The Scotiabank Health Sciences Library and the Patient & Family Learning Centre at St. Michael’s are celebrating all month long with special events, culminating in a Halloween bash!  Remaining events include,

Friday, October 25th – Lunch & Learn: Medical Apps

  • Where: Information Commons (3rd floor, LKSKI)
  • When: 12-1 p.m.
  • Note: No registration is required and a light lunch will be served

Wednesday, October 30th – PFLC Training: “Making the Most of Our Patient Education Resources”

  • Where: Patient & Family Learning Centre, Donnelly Wing Lobby
  • When: 11:30 a.m. OR 1:00 p.m.
  • Note: Each training session is 30 minutes; contact to register

Thursday, October 31st – Halloween Celebration hosted by Library & Information Services, including a costume contest/photo booth; trivia trick-or-treating; a house of horrors; and a display of St. Michael’s ghost stories!

  • Where: Information Commons (3rd floor, LKSKI)
  • When: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Note: Bring a costume, or borrow from our selection!