LET’S MOVE STORIES

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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Health and Wellness for all

Health and wellness for all Red Deer Public Library, Alberta, Canada by Tatiana Tilly, Red Deer Public Library We are Wellness champions and have been supporting healthy living in the community in a variety of ways pre-COVID and during COVID. We started running Read More

Engaging StoryWalk

Engaging StoryWalk(R) Lititz Public Library, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. By Shannon Richard, Toddler and Preschool Storytimes Coordinator, Lititz Public Library Lititz Public Library has supported healthy living by providing StoryWalks® around the library property and a downtown holiday StoryWalk® in shop windows along Main Street Read More

Mindfulness Walk at the library

Mindfulness Walk New Castle County Libraries, Elsmere Library, Delaware, U.S.A. by Scott Businsky, Youth Services Librarian, New Castle County Libraries, Elsmere Library I recently constructed a Mindfulness Walk for my library. It's a short walk with various activities on each panel. The walk Read More

Exploration Garden at the Library

EXPLORATION GARDEN AT THE LIBRARY New Carlisle-Olive Township Public Library, New Carlisle, Indiana, U.S.A. by Roanna Hooton, Adult Services Coordinator, New Carlisle-Olive Township Public Library https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K99hSXdDfxw This is the text we used to welcome our community to our new Exploration Garden: Welcome to Read More

Outdoor Learning with the Library

OUTDOOR LEARNING WITH THE LIBRARY Wauconda Area Library, Illinois, U.S.A. by Kelly Kuningas, Adult Reference Librarian at Wauconda Area Library On May 13, 2021 the Wauconda Area Library had the most amazing nature walk with one of our local conservation areas, which was led Read More

2021 Summer Food Service Program: What Libraries Need to Know

2021 Summer Food Service Program: What Libraries Need to Know State Library of Ohio By Janet Ingraham Dwyer, Library Consultant, State Library of Ohio & Chair, CSLP Child & Community Well-Being Committee Hundreds of libraries around the USA participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), a USDA-funded program that provides free meals and Read More

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