Healthy Habits: Wellness Initiatives in Your Library

Scheduled Dates
Course Description

At the center of the community, libraries are in a prime position to provide patrons with access to current and reliable health information. From lunch at the library to providing information about health insurance to offering fitness classes, there are many ways for libraries to engage with their communities and promote wellness. This course will explore the role libraries play in community wellness, the types of wellness programs libraries are implementing, and ways to promote wellness initiatives in your library.

Course Type: 
Target Audience: 
This course is intended for public libraries.
Prerequisites

None

Learning Objectives
  • Define wellness
  • Discuss the library's role in community wellness
  • Explore library wellness programs and initiatives
  • Identify promotion tactics for community wellness
Homework Expectations

It is designed for individual participation; each individual must register.

Session Information
Session Duration: 
This course consists of one 2-hour session.
Contact Hours: 
2
Instructor
Megan Bryant - bryant@amigos.org
Fees
Amigos Member Early Bird Fee: 
$70.00
Amigos Member Fee: 
$95.00
Non-member Early Bird Fee: 
$130.00
Non-member Fee: 
$155.00