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General Resources related to movement-based programming
Jenn Carson. 2015-present. Blog on physical literacy and library programming. Programming Librarian. http://www.programminglibrarian.org/users/jcarson.
See presentation on “Patrons at Play: Physical Literacy in the Library,” presented at the Atlantic Provinces Library Association 2017, http://schd.ws/hosted_files/apla2017conference/a9/PatronsAtPlayCARSON.pptx.
Lissa Staley, Topeka Shawnee County Public Library, and Gwen GeigerWolfe, Lawrence Public Library. 2017. Make Friends, Get Healthy: A ‘Supporting Healthy Communities Through Library Partnerships and Collaboration’ Activity Book.
National Summer Learning Association / Urban Libraries Council. 2016. Libraries at the Center of Summer Learning and Fun: An Online Toolkit to Expand from Summer Reading to Summer Learning. http://www.urbanlibraries.org/filebin/pdfs/ULC_NSLA_SummerLearningOnlineToolkit.pdf.
Ashley Brantley. 2017. Library partners with community organizations to provide free health and wellness activities. Better Tennessee. http://bettertennessee.com/library-partners-to-provide-community-free-health-activities/.
Heather B. Weiss, Margaret Caspe, M. Elena Lopez, and Lorette McWilliams. 2016. IdeaBook: Libraries for Families. Cambridge, MA: Harvard Family Research Project. See excerpts on yoga, dancing, walking, and related programming. IdeaBook-excerpts
Anna U. Morgan et al. “Beyond books: public libraries as partners for population health.” Health Affairs 35.11 (2016): 2030-2036. http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/35/11/2030.full. See also related resources, including the Healthy Library Initiative (http://www.healthylibrary.org/) and Penn researchers develop pilot program to train library staff into community health specialists.
Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). 2009-present. Let’s Move! Museums & Gardens. https://www.imls.gov/issues/national-initiatives/lets-move-museums-gardens.
WebJunction. 2015. Health Happens In Libraries. http://www.webjunction.org/explore-topics/ehealth/more-info.html.
The public library as community center: books, latte, yoga – http://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Family/2012/0502/The-public-library-as-community-center-books-latte-yoga.
Deb Fowler. 2016. The library card. The Atlantic March. Retrieved from: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2016/03/the-library-card/426888/.
Outside the Lines. Libraries Reintroduced. http://www.getoutsidethelines.org/news
Rita Kasperek. 2017. Libraries Are Helping Feed the Hungry. Paste Magazine. https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2017/05/can-libraries-feed-the-hungry.html.
Aspen Institute. 2015. Physical Literacy: Physical Literacy in the United States: A Model, Strategic Plan, and Call to Action. Washington, D.C.: The Aspen Institute. http://plreport.projectplay.us/.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 2017. Physical Activity: Community Strategies. Atlanta: CDC. https://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/community-strategies/index.htm.
National Physical Activity Plan. 2016. National Physical Activity Plan. Columbia, SC: National Physical Activity Plan. http://physicalactivityplan.org/docs/2016NPAP_Finalforwebsite.pdf.
Laura M. Segal, Jack Rayburn and Alejandra Martin. 2016. The State of Obesity: 2016. Princeton, NJ: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. http://stateofobesity.org/files/stateofobesity2016.pdf.
Active Living Research. http://activelivingresearch.org/
Active Living By Design. http://activelivingbydesign.org/
National Physical Activity Society. http://physicalactivitysociety.org/learn/certification/preparing-paphs-certification-exam/.
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