LET’S MOVE STORIES

Since it began in 2016, the Let’s Move in Libraries initiative has featured stories of public libraries that get us moving! This page tells some of those stories. We would love to feature your story, let’s set up a time to talk.

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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

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STORYWALK AND SCAVENGER HUNT

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

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FOOD AS FUEL FOR MIND AND BODY

FOOD AS FUEL FOR MIND AND BODY RUSSELL LIBRARY, MIDDLETOWN CONNECTICUT With a $7,500 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, administered by the Connecticut State Library,  the Russell Library purchased a Charlie Cart, a mobile food preparation station, complete with

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PHYSICAL LITERACY

PHYSICAL LITERACY CHINOOK ARCH REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM, SOUTHWESTERN ALBERTA, CANADA In spring 2018, the Rockland Public Library received a $2,500 grant from the Maine Public Library Fund to help fund activities and events promoting the theme, Check out Movement and Healthy Living at

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EXERCISE AT THE LIBRARY

EXERCISE AT THE LIBRARY GALAX CARROLL REGIONAL LIBRARY, GALAX, VIRGINIA, U.S.A. Since 2016, the Galax Virginia public library has offered at least one free exercise class a week. As of March, 2018, up to three exercise classes a week are available, including E-Z

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