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!
StoryWalk® Week 2021 In November 2021, Let's Move in Libraries joined the Association of Bookmobile and Outreach Services for the first ever week-long event celebrating the inspiring work of librarians who spearhead StoryWalk® programs – promoting literacy, reading, health, exercise, and movement in communities and neighborhoods Read More
FIELD DAY AT THE LIBRARY WAKE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES, NORTH CAROLINA, U.S.A. by Tam Moore, Northeast Regional Library in Raleigh, North Carolina I hosted a Field Day at Northeast Regional Library in Wake County in July 2021. Everyone seemed to have a lot Read More
Physical Literacy for Adults Minocqua Public Library, Wisconsin, USA How has this library supported healthy living? We have seen a great response to our fitness classes offered at the library and try to have a session available for each season. Strength: Strong Bodies Read More
STORYTIME VIA BOOKBIKE City of Lakewood, Division of Early Childhood, Ohio, USA By Emily Lindberg During the COVID-19 Pandemic I started providing virtual storytime via zoom as a volunteer through a social services organization run by the City of Lakewood, Ohio. When this Read More
SIDEWALK OBSTACLE COURSE Brighton District Library, Michigan, USA By Laurie Walters, Youth Services Librarian How has this library supported healthy living? Thanks to inspiration Let's Move in Libraries, we created an obstacle course on the front sidewalk of our library. We also have Read More
DANCING AND WALKING WITH THE LIBRARY Needham Free Public Library, Massachusetts, USA By Paula Dugan, Children's Supervisor Dancing The Children's Department of the Needham Free Public Library offers a Dance Me a Story program for children ages 1-5 years old. Princess Julia from Read More