Recurring movement-based programs in Texas 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.
Amarillo Public Library – http://amarillolibrary.org/ – Move and Groove for ages 3-4 at Northwest Branch Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. and Thursdays at 11:30 a.m.
Dallas Public Library – https://dallaslibrary2.org/ – Tai Chi Rhythms and Yoga offered Sundays at White Rock Hills Branch; Chair Yoga offered Friday mornings at White Rock Hills Branch; Yoga 4 Kids offered weekly at NorthCourt Branch; Creative Movement & Music for children offered weekly at Prairie Creek Branch; Chair Exercise offered weekly at Skillman Southwestern.
Ector County Public Library (Odessa) – http://www.ector.lib.tx.us/ – Line Dancing twice a month and other exercise programs through the year.
Georgetown Public Library – https://library.georgetown.org/bicycles-are-available-for-checkout-at-the-library/ – Check out bikes at the library.
Grand Prairie Public Library – www.gptx.org/library – The library offers many movement-based programs during its annual summer programs.
Harris County Public Library – http://www.hcpl.net/ – Yoga classes twice a month at Maud Marks Library.
Houston Public Library – http://houstonlibrary.org/ – Line Dancing offered Monday mornings and Saturday mornings at Morris Frank Library and Thursday mornings at Stimley-Blue Ridge Neighborhood Library; Toddler Yoga offered Tuesday mornings at Central Library and Friday afternoons at Kendall Neighborhood Library; Zumba Fitness Tuesday evenings at Looscan Neighborhood Library; Stress-Buster Yoga Thursdays at noon at Henington-Alief Regional Library; Baby Yoga Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings at multiple branches; Let’s Get Physical! for ages 0-5 Friday afternoons at Park Place Regional Library.
Lake Travis Community Library – http://laketravislibrary.org/ – On the first Friday of every month library offers a free Tai Chi class at 10:30am.; Every Wednesday at 1pm offers an exercise program, Power for Parkinson’s: Power for Parkinson’s is designed for people with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers; on the first Wednesday of the month at 2pm, offers a sing along group with the Parkinson’s Singing Group.
Leander Public Library – http://leander.librarycatalog.info/polaris/ – Fit Club Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
Melissa Public Library – http://www.cityofmelissa.com/departments/library/early_literacy_and_children_s_programming/index.html – Offers “Creative Movement with Irina Cowles, from LIFT of Van Alstyne” and “Bilingual Music & Movement with Lola” monthly.
Montgomery County Memorial Library System – http://www.countylibrary.org/ – Library created a Library L.I.T.E. (Lose Weight, Increase Energy, Tone your body, Exercise) program in 2010 based on the Biggest Loser competition, and partners with the Walk Across Texas program each year; Library also offers things like dance workshops on a regular basis.
New Braunfels Public Library – http://www.nbtexas.org/114/Library – Programs include:
Gentle Yoga: 2nd and 4th Wednesdays 5:45pm;
Laughter Yoga: 1st Wednesday 12:30pm, 3rd Friday 4:45pm (changing to 1st and 3rd Wednesday at 12:30, 3rd Fridays at 4:45pm in September 2017);
Wellness Wednesday: 3rd Wednesday of each month 4:30pm (Classes for the summer were Pound Fitness and Tai Chi) (only offered in the Summer);
Yoga for Seniors: 4th Monday: 3pm; and
Tai Chi: every Tuesday at 2pm (beginning September 2017).
Pottsboro Area Public Library – http://pottsborolibrary.com/ – Library is partner on Pottsboro Community Garden; Monthly nature classes for families are held in the park.
Richard S. and Leah Morris Memorial Library (Claude) – http://harringtonlc.org/claude/ – Music and Movement programs offered for three separate groups on Friday mornings.
Sanger Public Library – http://www.sangerlibrary.org/ – Library has Yoga twice a week, on Monday and Thursday evenings.
Westbank Libraries – Westbank Community Garden – Library rents out fourteen 8′ x 8′ organic plots to community members.
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