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By helping patrons view the library in a new way, movement-based programs bring new people into libraries, help promote community health, and stimulate literacy for children and adults alike.
This book is essential reading for any programming librarian, administrator, or community coordinator looking to boost circulation stats, program numbers, literacy rates, and foster joy and wellness in their community.
Follow these links to get your copy.
A webinar by Jenn Carson and Noah Lenstra in February 2018.
This is a multimodal production that includes a PowerPoint presentation, videos, handouts and some (optional) yoga stretches to get the audience into a body-positive state of mind.
Physical Literacy in the Library is a website dedicated to promoting movement-based activities as a resource for patrons.
On this site Jenn Carson, librarian, author, and yoga teacher, has gathered together the knowledge gained from years of experience working with patrons young and old to build this valuable resource for other librarians and educators.
Here can be found program models, resources, and links to her companion sites.
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