SEPTEMBER 2018 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the September 2018 newsletter of Let’s Move in Libraries. This edition includes: a) the inspirational story of a Kentucky library with walking, Tai Chi, and Yoga programs; b) new resources on how to safely promote physical activity in the library; c) opportunities for public libraries to support physical
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AUGUST 2018 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the August 2018 newsletter of Let’s Move in Libraries. This edition highlights a) new research on physical activity in libraries, b) two new articles in School Library Journal on why we move in libraries, and c) a request for you to share with us waivers, policies, and
JULY 2018 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the July 2018 newsletter of Let’s Move in Libraries. This edition highlights a) our new social media presence on Instagram, b) essential new journalism on why we move in libraries, c) a new, free opportunity to launch fitness classes for older adults at your library, d) a
JUNE 2018 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the June 2018 newsletter of Let’s Move in Libraries. This edition highlights a) our new advisory board, b) a new recorded webinar on senior fitness programs, c) an opportunity to learn more about movement-based programs at ALA Annual 2018, and d) news stories featured on our social
MAY 2018 NEWSLETTER Welcome to the May 2018 newsletter of Let’s Move in Libraries. This edition highlights our new website, a new opportunity to engage with the project, our upcoming webinar, and two newly available resources. Follow Let's Move in Libraries on Facebook and Twitter to stay up-to-date with what public libraries can do to get
BICYCLING James Hill, 2017. Book-a-Bike: Increasing Access to Physical Activity with a Library Card. In Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds: Building a Library of Things. Santa Barbara: Libraries Unlimited. Book-A-Bike-Chapter.pdf Libraries that “check out” bikes to the public Athens County Public Library (Ohio) – Book-A-Bike program – https://www.myacpl.org/about/bikes/ Bethlethem Area Library (Pennsylvania)
YOGA Jenn Carson. 2014-Present. Yoga in the Library. http://www.yogainthelibrary.com/ See also blog post on “Yoga in the Library,” Programming Librarian. http://www.programminglibrarian.org/blog/yoga-library-0 and post on “I want to Teach Yoga But I Don’t Know Where to Start,” Programming Librarian, http://www.programminglibrarian.org/blog/help-i-want-teach-yoga-dont-know-where-start and “Yoga Baby Steps,” Programming Librarian. http://www.programminglibrarian.org/blog/yoga-baby-steps Katie Scherrer. 2017. Stories, Songs, and Stretches! Creating Playful Storytimes with Yoga
LIBRARY MOVEMENT BEYOND NORTH AMERICA This page contains a list of countries, outside of the U.S.A. and Canada, in which public libraries offer programs and services that support physical activity and movement. Please add to this list by using the form at the bottom of this page. Australia – The City