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!

Storytime via Bookbike

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

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

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

We Share Program

We Share Program The Erie City Public Library, Erie, Kansas, USA by Julie Kent, Library Director The images in this post feature some of the produce we have grown at our library, including lettuce/tatsoi and tomatoes. Our library is located in Neosho County, Read More

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


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