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!
Library Pantries Feed Communities! United States of America By the CSLP Child & Community Well-Being Committee and participating libraries In July 2020, the Collaborative Summer Library Program asked readers to submit a photo if they host a Little Free Pantry or have a Read More
The Public Pantry at the Woodstock Public Library Woodstock Public Library, Illinois By Martha Hansen, Assistant Director / Head of Adult Services In early February, 2019 (pre-COVID) the Woodstock Public Library staff wanted to have a small food pantry available in the library. For several years we have had a 'Cold Read More
Supporting Food Literacy When You Can’t Gather: Read Eat Grow Gets Creative South Carolina State Library By Rebecca Antill, Youth Services Consultant For several years, the South Carolina State Library has been supporting a statewide Food Literacy initiative that we titled “Read Eat Grow.” This initiative supports libraries Read More
Feeding children in the time of COVID-19 Globe Public Library, Arizona By Adria Ricke, Director, Globe Public Library, AZ At the 2016 Arizona State Library Annual Conference, the Globe Public Library found out about the USDA Summer Lunch Buddies Program. We learned that the program exists to provide free and healthy Read More
Feeding the Whole Child... and the rest of the community Plain City Public Library, Ohio By Shane Hoffman, Plain City Public Library, OH & Team Vittles We’ll cut straight to the chase today. The Coronavirus is creating a massive strain on our nation’s Read More
Food for Thought at the Somerville Public Library Somerville Public Library, Somerville, Massachusetts by Lilly Sundell-Thomas, Deputy Director and Meg Ragland, Programming and Outreach Librarian People in Somerville, Massachusetts, love to garden. But in a city with more than 80,000 residents packed into just Read More