Recurring movement-based programs in Vermont 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 – Check out passes to parks and historic sites at local libraries – http://libraries.vermont.gov/services/public_libraries/passes
Aldrich Public Library (Barre) – www.aldrichpubliclibrary.org – The library hosts walking forest story times. It also holds special programs with local instructors in Jazzercise, karate, yoga, chair yoga, and more.
Bennington Free Library – http://benningtonfreelibrary.org/ – offers a free pass to the trail system of our local ski area, and also offers a backpack and maps to a local hiking trail.
Cobleigh Public Library – http://cobleighlibrary.org/ – Forest Walk with State Forester Emily Meacham Wed., June 28 @ 2:00 P.M. for all ages.
Deborah Rawson Memorial Library – http://www.drml.org/programs/calendar/ – Tai Chi offered Tuesday and Thursday mornings; Library sponsors outdoor StoryWalk®.
Fairfax Community Library – http://www.fairfaxvtlibrary.org/ – lends snowshoes; annual Summer Reading Grand Prizes for the 6-12 age group are 2 bicycles; An occasional program of yoga for kids or a naturalist-led walk outside are offered.
Franklin County Early Childhood Programs – Franklin Grand Isle Bookmobile – http://fnwsu.org/bookmobile/ – The Bookmobile checks out snowshoes.
Georgia Public Library – www.georgiapubliclibraryvt.org/ – offers snowshoes in Winter months and Frisbee Golf sets in the warmer months.
Jeudevine Memorial Library (Hardwick) – https://www.jeudevinememoriallibrary.org/ – Library offers the Summer program HARDWICK AREA ROCKS! In this program painted rocks are hidden all over the town. If you find a rock, hide it in a new place. Paint rocks on your own and hide them.
Kellogg-Hubbard Public Library – http://www.kellogghubbard.org/storywalk – Library regularly hosts StoryWalk® programs.
Manchester Community Library – http://mclvt.org/ – Offers morning yoga, Thursdays at 8:30.
Milton Public Library – http://miltonlibraryvt.org/ – StoryWalks during the summer June- August outside on one of the town’s trails in back of the library; During the school year offers a Toddler rhythm and movement Storytime Sept.-May.
Norman Williams Public Library – http://normanwilliams.org/ – Qigong offered weekly on Saturday mornings.
Norwich Public Library – http://www.norwichlibrary.org/ – The library organizes outdoor storywalks; offers a circulating fitness and outdoor rec equipment collection with items such as kettlebells, pedometers, resistance band sets, weighted hula hoop, slackline, frisbees, and various outdoor games; and hosts a Tai Chi practice group.
Putney Public Library – http://putneylibrary.org/ – Seasonal StoryWalk® outside library building.
Quechee/Wilder Libraries – http://quecheelibrary.org/ – Pre-school dance and music program offered almost monthly (1 Friday per month) for babies and preschoolers. Library also hosts a StoryWalk approximately once a year. The library hosts a watering station for the Covered Bridges Half Marathon. Library offers a GPS for borrowing to get people out hiking/biking.
Starksboro Public Library – https://starksborolibrary.wordpress.com/news-and-events/ – Bone builders class offered Tuesdays and Thursday evenings from 5:30-6:30.
Stowe Free Library – https://www.stowelibrary.org/calendar.php – Chair Yoga offered Mondays at 1 p.m.; Preschool Music and Movement offered Saturday mornings.
Tenney Memorial Library – https://tenneymemoriallibrary.org/ – Family Outdoor Adventure Group meets first and third Saturday of each month at library; meditation group meets on Monday nights and has both walking and sitting meditation.
Westford Public Library – https://www.facebook.com/WestfordPublicLibrary/ – Offers Tai Chi on Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 9 a.m.
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