InfoPeople. 2013. Instant Recess: Encouraging Customers and Staff to Get Moving in the Library. Webinar archive has pdf of how to do these types of programs.

Liz Morris. 2016. “Engaging Public Libraries in Community Health Information and Services.” National Networks of Libraries of Medicine Pacific Northwest regional medical library (NN/LM PNR). See also

Quatrella, L. and B. Blosveren. 1994. Sweat and self-esteem: A public library supports young women. Wilson Library Bulletin 68, no. 7: 34-36. Quatrella-1994-Wilson_library-Bulletin.pdf

Stacy Delano. 2017. Tai Chi at the Stillwater Public Library.

Today’s News Herald: Havasu News. 2016. Tai Chi Returns to Havasu Library under pilot program.

San Diego County Library. Turning Enthusiasm into Exercise with Adaptive Zumba,

Jessica Jupitus. How to Design Library Programming That Reaches Millennials and Generation X. Discusses Book Club Urban Walk and Punk Rock Aerobics. Ideas and Inspiration from DEMCO

Engeszer, R. J., W. Olmstadt, J. Daley, M. Norfolk, K. Krekeler, M. Rogers, G. Colditz et al. 2016. Evolution of an academic–public library partnership. Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA 104, no. 1: 62-66. Discusses development of adult fitness program in St. Louis Public Library

Pyatetsky, J. 2016. “Promoting health and fitness literacy at the library.” Public libraries online

Morris, L. 2015. Community members move and groove at Hampton Public Library. WebJunction. Retrieved from:

Morgan, K. 2013. Health happens in libraries. NextSpace December 16. Retrieved from:

Boyer, Katie. 2014. “Fitness Programs in the Library” Public Libraries Online.

Zaker, Jessica. 2014. “‘I’ve Never Been So Sweaty in a Library’: Programs that Pop.” Library Journal.

Mills, Michelle. 2014. “Getting Fit @ The Library.” Public Libraries Online.

EIFL. 2012. Keeping fit in Romania: Pietrari Local Public Library helps the community get back into shape.

Trauring, M. 2012. Fitness classes flood local libraries. Southampton Press January 9. Retrieved from:

Libraries Embrace Changing Role. On programs in Norwalk [CT] Public Library.

Morris, Liz. 2016. “Health Happens in Libraries Part II: Programs.” Public Libraries Online.

Himchak, E. M. 2014. Check out fitness options at libraries. The San Diego Union-Tribune January 9. Retrieved from:

Libraries Now Offering Books and Workouts: Public Libraries are now the Place to Stretch Your Mind and Body.

Scottish library offers free pole dancing classes to help boost attendance.

Les Lehman, Jessamine County Public Library. 2016. Four Programs for Connecting Information and Fitness.

Decatur (Illinois) Herald & Review. 2012. Decatur Public Library partners with fitness centers to provide free exercises classes.

Rivard Report. 20 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do at Your San Antonio Public Library (#17 is Get Fit).
See also Urban Libraries Council. Adult Fitness Stations, Playgrounds & Walking Paths at the Library. San Antonio Public Library.–playgrounds—walking-paths-at-the-library-innovation-832.php?page_id=171.

Record-Journal. A day for wellness at the Durham Public Library.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2011. Tai chi classes offered at Mt. Lebanon library to help relieve arthritis and stress.

The Press Democrat. 2016. Get fit, healthy for free at Sonoma County libraries.

Omaha Public Library. 2014. Tiba Brown offers fitness, friendship and fun with Zumba.

Health Happens in Libraries. Buffalo & Erie County Public Library Women’s Health Fair.

Health Happens in Libraries. Hampton Public Library Zumba with Felicia.

Urban Libraries Council. Humana Healthy Kids Zone. The Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Urban Libraries Council. Fit for Life at the Library. Fresno County Public Library.

Don Sapatkin. 2016. South Philly center combines health, literacy, recreation.

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