Since it began in 2016, the Let’s Move in Libraries initiative has featured stories of public libraries that support healthy living! This page tells some of those stories. We would love to feature your story. Click the button below to get started!

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Passionate about the community

PASSIONATE ABOUT THE COMMUNITY! PENHOLD & DISTRICT LIBRARY, ALBERTA, CANADA In Penhold, Alberta, the library expanded its logo to includes the phrase "passionate about community." Having to be shut down during the COVID-19 Pandemic has been really hard for both the library and Read More

Moving and Learning in North Carolina

MOVING AND LEARNING IN NORTH CAROLINA Charles H. Stone Memorial Library, Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, U.S.A. The Charles H. Stone Memorial Library has supported healthy lifestyles through many programs since 2006, including StoryWalks(R), treasure hunts, a painted sidewalk obstacle course, Yoga, Qi Gong, Read More

Winter and Spring Recreation with the Library!

WINTER AND SPRING RECREATION WITH THE LIBRARY! NIPIGON PUBLIC LIBRARY, ONTARIO, CANADA During COVID-19 Nipigon Public Library and the Township of Nipigon Recreation, located in the Thunder Bay District of Northwestern Ontario, continued to think creatively about how to use programming to connect Read More

Libraries grow and move in Třinec, Czech Republic

Libraries grow and move in Třinec, Czech Republic Třinec Library, Czech Republic Part 1: Community Garden at the Library Community gardens are not uncommon in libraries abroad. For example, in Aarhus, Denmark, all ages take care of the library garden. Inspired by these examples, on Read More

StoryWalk and Virtual P.E.

STORYWALK AND VIRTUAL P.E. COOLIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY, ARIZONA, USA Amidst the chaos of the pandemic, we wanted to find a way to continue to provide programming for our community, while also promoting healthy living and outdoor activity. With a generous grant from the Read More


STORYWALK(R) AND SCAVENGER HUNT RINGTOWN AREA LIBRARY, PENNSYLVANIA How has this library supported healthy living? During the COVID-19 stay-at-home order in Pennsylvania, the Ringtown Area Library started monthly scavenger hunts around the community, relating to a children's story when possible (green sheep for Read More


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