Recurring movement-based programs in Wisconsin 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.
Baraboo Public Library – http://www.baraboopubliclibrary.org/ – StoryWalk® offered at City View Park.
Brown County Library (Green Bay) – http://www.browncountylibrary.org/ – United Way’s Emerging Leaders has installed “Born Learning Trails” outside of the Central and Southwest Branch Libraries, featuring 10 stations of simple early literacy activities for adult/child interaction (in English and Spanish). In addition, since 2007, the Central Library has led “Step it Up Storytimes” at least monthly during the school year, focusing on action songs and movement stories.
The Cellcom Children’s Edible Garden in front of the Central Library was established by the library in 2014 with donations and in-kind services, in collaboration with the Brown County Master Gardeners. Educational gardening activities are offered for all ages.
Campbellsport Public Library (one of the libraries in the Winnefox Library System) – http://www.winnefox.org/ – Two movement-based events: 1) Roaming Readers Walking Club, every Friday morning 2) Monday March, June through August. https://www.campbellsportlibrary.org/calendar.
Crandon Public Library – http://www.crandonpl.org/ – Library hosts annual Colors of Cancer 5K Run & Walk.
Elisha D. Smith Public Library (Menasha) – http://www.menashalibrary.org/ – Yoga basics offered once a month.
Fond du Lac Public Library – http://www.fdlpl.org/ – Permanent StoryWalk® at Lakeside Park.
Madison Public Library – http://www.madisonpubliclibrary.org/ – Little Yoga for ages 2 and up offered at multiple branches on multiple days/times; A Wild Rumpus (Anji Play) programs held on special occasions.
Marshall Community Library – http://www.marlib.org/calendar/month/2017-06 – Library offers Senior Aerobics Monday mornings. Classes have been held 2005.
Matheson Memorial Library (Elkhorn) – http://www.elkhorn.lib.wi.us/ – Wednesday mornings during colder months library offers Winter Wigglers.
Milton Public Library – www.miltonpubliclibrary.org – StoryWalk held four times a year; Yoga Storytime offered in summer; Teen Board sponsors 5K every fall; Music & Movement offered once a week; Milton Mayhem offered once a year: bike to 6 locations around the city for different challenges.
Oakfield Public Library – https://www.oakfieldlibrary.org/ – StoryWalk® offered at Acorn Park.
Oneida Community Library – oneidalibrary.org/ – FAN (Fitness & Nutrition) Club at the library.
Portage County Public Library – http://www.pocolibrary.org/calendar/month – Tai Chi for beginners Tuesday mornings at Plover and Wednesday mornings at Rosholt.
Rice Lake Public Library – http://www.ricelakelibrary.org/ – Music and Rhyme Wiggle Time offered each first and third Thursday mornings.
Sparta Free Library – http://www.spartalibrary.org/ – Library offers Groovy Mondays, a 30 minute music and movement program for ages 0 – 7, once a month: Dance with shaker eggs, scarves, and other fun accessories.
White Lake Township Library – www.whitelakelibrary.org – Yoga for Kids (Grades 2 -5) offered once a month on Wednesday nights during the school year and once a month on Wednesday afternoons during the summer.
Winnefox Library System – The Pine River Library of Leon & Saxeville (Pine River) – https://www.pineriverlibrary.org/ – Library has a StoryWalk: “Watch a Story unfold as you walk through the park at Willow Creek County Park in Mount Morris. This StoryWalk is a partnership of Waushara County Parks and the Pine River Library of Leon-Saxeville, combining Physical Activity with Literacy.” The Story changes monthly from June through October 2017.”
Whitefish Bay Public Library – http://www.wfblibrary.org/ – Yoga @ The Library offered twice a month on Thursday evenings.
Wonewoc Public Library – http://www.wrlsweb.org/wonewoc/ – Low Impact Aerobic Exercise Class offered Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
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