Recurring movement-based programs in Canadian 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.
Camrose Public Library – http://cpl.prl.ab.ca/about-us/policies/bike-borrowing-agreement -Bicycle Loan Program.
Cold Lake Public Library – http://www.library.coldlake.ab.ca/ – Library has a fit-desk patrons can use when they read/study.
Lethbridge Public Library – http://www.lethlib.ca/ – Physical Literacy Kits available for checkout. Equipment used in movement-based programming. Lethbridge Public Library is participating in Canada’s National Ballet School, Sharing Dance 2017, by learning the choreography at the library and letting people know the information is available online.
Mary C Moore Public Library – (Lacombe Public Library) – http://www.lacombelibrary.com/ – Library checks out swimming pool passes; Children’s Programs all include music and movements to songs and stories.
Parkland County Public Libraries – http://www.pcmlibraries.ab.ca/content/zumba-keephills-public-library – Weekly yoga classes at Keephills, Entwistle, Tomahawk branches.
Red Deer Public Library – https://www.rdpl.org/ – Physical Literacy and the Early Years Backpack Check-Out Program.
Strathcona County Library – http://www.sclibrary.ab.ca/programmain.htm – Library has Walk and Talk Book Club.
Sylvan Lake Municipal Library – http://sylvanlibrary.prl.ab.ca/ – Zombie Walk for youth annually in September.
Taber Public Library – http://www.taberlibrary.ca/ – Library has ongoing StoryWalk® program, pedometers loaned out to anyone with library card.
Burnaby Public Library – http://www.bpl.bc.ca/events/ – Teen Yoga and Mindfulness offered at Tommy Douglas Library. Library offers guided tours with English as a second language tours – examples are a tree identification walk in a local park and a bird-watching walk. These are combined with practicing English conversation skills.
Fraser Valley Regional Library – http://www.fvrl.bc.ca/ – Fit-Lit at Agassiz Library – A partnership with the local recreations centre where-in the library has a selection of audiobooks available for rec centre users to sign out and use while doing their workouts on their equipment.
Winnipeg Public Library – http://wpl.winnipeg.ca/library/ – Library offers walking book clubs, historical walking tours, literary walking tours in warmer months.
L.P. Fisher Public Library – https://www.facebook.com/L.P.Fisher.Library/ – Multiple types of programs offered for all age groups on multiple days and times throughout the week.
Annapolis Valley Regional Library – http://www.valleylibrary.ca/ – Library has StoryWalk® programs.
Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library – http://www.parl.ns.ca/events/index.php – Library participates in Nova Scotia Walk Day @ The Library (May 10).
South Shore Public Libraries – https://www.facebook.com/southshorepubliclibraries/photos/a.157375860997307.37679.140568552678038/983601048374780/?type=1&theater – Be Active BackPacks available at all outlets in library system.
Callander Public Library – http://www.mycallander.ca/library/home – Library Running Club meets Wednesdays at the library.
Englehart Public Library – http://www.englehartpubliclibrary.ca/yoga.htm – Yoga offered Monday mornings.
Hornepayne Public Library – http://www.olsn.ca/hornepayne/ – Library does an annual StoryWalk® program. The library checks out activity kits which include pedometers.
Rainy River Public Library http://www.rainyriverlibrary.com/birding.html – – The library has two family programs – “Birding Buddies” and “Butterfly Buddies” – that provide birding and butterfly-ing kits that can be checked out (three-week loan).
Oliver Paipoonge Public Library – https://www.facebook.com/Oliver-Paipoonge-Public-Library-317003395098369/ – The Rosslyn Hall Library has Pickleball for adults on Tuesday evenings at 6:30-8:30; The library also has Chair Exercise Class for Everyone Tuesdays and Thursdays at noon.
Parry Sound Public Library – https://www.parrysoundlibrary.com/ – Library offers NamasTEA, Yoga and tea, Thursdays at noon.
Powassan & District Union Public Library – http://www.powassanlibrary.com/calendar – Gentle Yoga offered Tuesday mornings.
Temiskaming Shores Public Library – http://www.temisklibrary.com/index.asp?id=home.asp&label=Home – Library participates in Healthy Kids community challenge to incorporate physical activities into Storytime sessions.
Thorold Public Library – http://www.thoroldpubliclibrary.ca/ – Tai Chi offered weekly on Monday mornings.
Prince Edward Island
Public Library Service (for Province) – http://www.library.pe.ca/events#CHA – Community Garden at Confederation Centre Public Library.
Mayfair Branch Library, Lakeland Library Region – https://lakelandlibrary.ca/spm/branch/184 – Yoga offered once a week during the winter months.
Saskatoon Public Library – https://saskatoonlibrary.ca/ – Preschool Dance Parties offered.