The next Let’s Move in Libraries webinar will be held June 6, 2018, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time, and will focus on Physical Activity Programming for Older Adults: How to Start and Sustain them at your Library through Community Partnerships. Click this link to register.
Want to share your library’s story in a future webinar? We’d love to feature you!
1) On March 7, 2018, the Spring 2018 webinar featured “Be Well at NPL” and “Healthy Living at Your Library,” health program initiatives at Nashville Public Library (Tennessee) and Sonoma County Public Library (California). Learn how these health programs came to be, how physical activity is included within them, and how they also promote nutrition and healthy living more generally.
a) Full webinar recording
b) Go directly to the Healthy Living at Your Library presentation, featuring Jaime Anderson
c) Go directly to the Be Well at NPL presentation, featuring Elizabeth Roth
d) Download the webinar slides
2) On November 8, 2017, public librarians Rick Samuelson and Josh Berk shared best practices using “libraries of things” to promote active living. Rick discussed Nature Exploration Kits and Birding Backpacks at Henrico County Public Library (Virginia). Josh discussed Bike Bethlehem, a collaboration involving the Bethlehem Area Public Library (Pennsylvania).
a) Webinar recording
b) Go directly to Josh Berk’s presentation on circulating bicycles
c) Go directly to Rick Samuelson’s presentation on circulating nature and birding backpacks
b) Webinar Slides
3) On September 7, 2017, Noah Lenstra led a session “Public Libraries Impact Physical Fitness,” at the annual conference of the Association for Rural and Small Libraries in St. George, Utah.
4) On August 16, 2017, librarians Jenn Carson and Gwen GeigerWolfe shared best practices from the U.S. (Lawrence [Kansas] Public Library) and Canada (LP Fisher Public Library, Woodstock, New Brunswick).
5) Thank you to the 1622 public librarians who completed the “Let’s Move In Libraries” survey. Preliminary results from this survey were shared during a free webinar open to all on June 7, 2017, at 1 p.m. Eastern Time.