Recurring movement-based programs in Indiana Public Libraries – contact the libraries to confirm availability of programs. Please add to or correct this information by using the form on the bottom of this page.
Whole State – http://publiclibrariesonline.org/2016/02/check-out-a-state-parks-pass-at-indiana-libraries/ – Check out state park passes
Adams Public Library System – http://www.apls.lib.in.us/events/calendar – Tai Chi offered Wednesday mornings; Library has garden programs in summer; monthly yoga class in Geneva on the first Thursday of each month.
Allen County Public Library – http://www.acpl.lib.in.us/ – StoryWalk® near Shawnee Branch, walking programs in summer months near Shawnee Branch, Music and Movement offered Wednesday mornings at Dupont Branch.
Avon-Washington Township Public Library – http://avtp.sdp.sirsi.net/client/en_US/default/ – StoryWalk® in town Hall Park and our Township Park.
Brownsburg Public Library – http://www.bburglibrary.net/ – Programs include Zumba for older adults, Zumba Basic and Zumba Kids Jr, beginning August 2017.
Butler Public Library – http://www.butlerpubliclibrary.net/ – Tai Chi offered Thursday evenings.
Carnegie Public Library of Steuben County – http://www.cplsc.org/ – Beginning Tai Chi offered Thursday evenings.
Covington Public Library – http://c-vpl.org/ – offers a frisbee golf disc set for patrons who would like to take advantage of their local park’s frisbee golf course.
Culver-Union Township Public Library – www.culver.lib.in.us – Seated Fitness offered Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings.
Delphi Public Library – http://www.delphilibrary.org/ – Yoga offered Wednesday nights.
Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library – http://evpl.org/ – Simply Fit class offered Tuesday mornings at McCollough branch (fitness get-together).
Garrett Public Library – https://garrettpl.org/calendar/ – offers an intermediate/advanced yoga class on Mondays at 6:45p and a mixed level class on Fridays at 6:15p.
Hammond Public Library – http://hammond.lib.in.us/ – Free bike route maps available in the main lobby.
Indianapolis Public Library – www.indypl.org – Sunset yoga in the Garden offered regularly.
Jefferson County Public Library – http://www.mjcpl.org/calendar/ – Belly Dance class offered once a month on Thursday evenings.
Johnson County Public Library – https://www.pageafterpage.org/ – White River Library offers a Story and Stretch program, a “Great Library Race” team event, and a StoryWalk® in local park; Clark Pleasant Branch and Franklin Branch offer Music and Movement and Hop and Bop offered once a month; quarterly fitness programs (Zumba, dance, yoga etc.) offered at all branches throughout the year.
Kendallville Public Library – https://www.kendallvillelibrary.org/ – Zumba offered Monday and Thursday evenings. The library has a StoryWalk®. The library also offers M.A.P.S. Workshops (Movement, Art, Play and STEM) the first week of every month. The library also spearheaded Rambling Rocks, a community wide scavenger hunt. Anyone can paint rocks (supplies are available for painting in the libraries), and hide them around the community. Others explore, find and rehide the rocks: https://www.facebook.com/groups/kplramblingrocks/. The library offers games and physical activities at the Noble County Community Fair each year, held in July. The library has Cortex Kits that encourage movement and exploration, like a telescope, Go Pro camera and metal detector. The library has recently added an Adventure Walk in Kendallville and Rome City, which is like a StoryWalk, but will be used for other purposes, such as the library’s Amazing Adventure Race on July 10 of 2017.
Kokomo-Howard County Public Library – https://www.khcpl.org/ – Library sponsors annual 5K walk/run.
Lincoln Heritage Public Library – http://www.lincolnheritage.lib.in.us/move-it-mondays – Dale Branch – Move It Mondays/Fitness Fridays Weekly 9:30-10:30 a.m. OR 5:00-6:00 p.m. Walking Program at the Dale Branch; Chair Aerobics Thursdays 5:00-5:30 p.m. at Both locations; Dancing during Stories & More & My Big Person & Me on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays.
Linton Public Library – http://www.lintonpl.lib.in.us/calendar/ – Yoga offered weekly on Friday mornings. The library also has program for preschool age children called Little Movers that meets every other Thursday morning. The library also has outdoor games during Summer Reading Programs that incorporate games and exercises.
Harris Branch (Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library) in Granger – http://mphpl.org/ – Two pickleball paddle sets have been provided by the Harris Township for use in the Harris Township Park.
Monroe County Public Library (Bloomington) – https://mcpl.info/ – Yoga with Baby classes offered Summer 2017, four Mondays, June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24 in partnership with IU Health Bloomington; Kids’ Yoga is offered once each season at each branch; Ping Pong Palooza offered most Fridays: Everyone gets to take turns playing on 3 ping pong tables.
Newton County Public Library – https://newton.lib.in.us/ – StoryWalk® in local parks.
North Webster Community Public Library – http://nweb.lib.in.us/ – Library holds a Let’s Move – dancing for fitness program every Thursday from the beginning of May to the end of September. using music and have fun warming up, dancing, learning new dances and a nice cool down.
Oakland City Columbia Township Public Library – https://occtpl.lib.in.us/?page_id=438 – Library has a StoryWalk® at the New Lake Park.
Ohio Township Public Library System – https://www.otpls.org/events/ – Tai Chi, Yoga, and Chair Yoga offered weekly at Bell Road Library.
Pendleton Community Public Library – https://www.pendleton.lib.in.us/events-calendar – Once a month on Saturdays the library has POUND! Workout, Pilates, and Yoga (alternating Saturdays). The library also occasionally offers for children StoryWalks, story yoga, and outdoor storytimes.
Plymouth Public Library – http://www.plymouth.lib.in.us/home.aspx – The first and third Wednesday of each month the library has a Chair/Office Yoga Class from 12 pm to 12:30 pm. The library also has had other movement based classes like RevFit and Beginner Yoga, and is working to add more programs in the near future.
Porter County Public Library – http://pcpls.org/ – Easy Chair Yoga and Restorative Yoga offered Thursday evenings at Portage.
Pulaski County Library System – http://pclibs.org/ – Outdoor Yoga for teens and adults offered June 27 at 1:30 and July 27, 2017, at 3:30 at the Dublin Library.
Putnam County Public Library – http://pcpl21.org/events/ – Yoga Storytimes offered Tuesday mornings for ages 3-10; Library Yoga for adults offered Thursday evenings; StoryWalk® set up at local parks.
Russell County Public Library – www.russell.lib.va.us – Story time movement offered weekly for preschoolers; Gardening program takes place outside the library in a outdoor classroom setting during warmer months; Life on Lewis Creek offered August-October 2017: science based program for children on a walking path discovery area, emphasizing outdoors and the plant and animal life.
Shelby County Public Library – http://www.myshelbylibrary.org/calendar.php – Yoga offered after the library closes at Velma Wortman-Morristown Public Library Branch
Sheridan Public Library – http://sheridan.lib.in.us/index.php/community-room-calendar/ – Yoga twice a month on Wednesday evenings.
Syracuse Public Library – http://www.syracuse.lib.in.us/- Offers chair yoga on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings, and a trail walking program on Wednesday mornings.
Vermillion County Public Library – http://www.vermillioncpl.info/ – Library has FitClub that meets Mondays and Tuesday evenings. Mondays have Cardio Dance. Tuesdays have higher intensity cardio.
Walton Public Library – http://walton.avcnet.com/ – Free exercise classes Monday and Thursday evenings.
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