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Newsletter: June 2018

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

Newsletter: May 2018

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

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

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

Movement in Libraries Outside North America

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

Let’s Move in Libraries

Date: June 7, 2017 In this inaugural Let’s Move in Libraries webinar project director Noah Lenstra shares results from the first ever survey of movement-based programs in North American public libraries, and discusses what you can do to get people of all ages and abilities moving in your libraries. Download Webinar Slides - Part

StoryWalk®

STORYWALK® Anne Ferguson and Kellogg Hubbard Library. StoryWalk®. http://www.kellogghubbard.org/storywalk Bring a StoryWalk® to your Community. Maine website with lots of resources about creating StoryWalk® programs. Storywalk-in-Maine.pdf Ferguson, Anne. 2015. The StoryWalk® Project Frequently Asked Questions –March, 2015 Update.  The-StoryWalkR-Project-FA-Q-–-March-2015-Update.doc Appalachian Regional Library System. StoryWalk® LibGuide. http://arlibrary.libguides.com/storywalks/home In StoryWalk, kids run to the page. July 14, 2015. The

Walking

WALKING Kirsten Wurmann. “Take a Walk! Innovative Programming from Winnipeg Public Library.” Partnership: The Canadian Journal of Library and Information Practice and Research 11.1 (2016): https://journal.lib.uoguelph.ca/index.php/perj/article/view/3631#.WPou1FPytoF Caitlyn Boland. 2016. PA Forward: Butler Area Public Library Supports Health Literacy by Hosting a 5K. Compendium: News for Pennsylvania Libraries. http://compendium.ocl-pa.org/pa-forward-butler-area-public-library-supports-health-literacy-by-hosting-a-5k/. Flaherty, M. G. and D. Miller. 2016.

Life-Sized Board Games

LIFE-SIZED BOARD GAMES Why Should Kids Have All the Fun? | Programs That Pop. Article on Play-based active programs for adults. http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2015/03/opinion/programs-that-pop/why-should-kids-have-all-the-fun-programs-that-pop/#_. Audrey Barbakoff. 2016. Adults Just Wanna Have Fun: Programs for Emerging Adults. Includes chapter on Book Bikes and Nerf Capture the Flag programming ideas. Adults-Fun-Nerf.pdf Emily T. Wichman. Chapter on Scavenger

Gardening

GARDENING Crehore, Mary P. 15 March 2017. “A Children’s Garden at Avon Lake Public Library,” WebJunction. http://www.webjunction.org/news/webjunction/childrens-garden-avon-lake.html. Central Minnesota Library Exchange. 2017. Podcast on Library Gardens. https://cmle.org/episode-eight-library-gardens/. Teen Services Depot. 2015. Garden Club. Great resource on how to start one at your library. https://teenservicesdepot.wordpress.com/2015/07/27/garden-club/. Kristi Bryant. 2015. Get Started Gardening at your Library. Programming Librarian. http://www.programminglibrarian.org/programs/get-started-gardening-your-library