Healthy Libraries, Healthy Communities Project

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Health & Medicine

Published on May 8, 2014

Author: TinaWinstead

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This presentation is a summary of the South Central Regional Library Council's health and wellness project funded in part with federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00003-C with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

TINA WINSTEAD NORA HARDY S O U T H C E N T R A L R E G I O N A L L I B R A R Y C O U N C I L N N / L M M I D AT L A N T I C R E G I O N N Y L A - S E P T E M B E R 2 6 , 2 0 1 3 Healthy Libraries Healthy Communities

South Central Regional Library Council SCRLC 10,000 square miles 14 counties 500 libraries

WHY DO A WELLNESS PROGRAM?  Library Workers’ Issues  Sitting for long hours  Repetitive keyboarding  Bending while shelving heavy books  Stress from loss of funding and fewer staff  Stress from taking on more responsibilities  Environmental concerns

GOALS  To increase healthy behaviors.  To increase wellness knowledge.

• KICK OFF EVENT • WELLNESS WEBINARS • ACTIVE FOR LIFE • ONLINE BOOK DISCUSSION • FINAL EVENT METHODS-PROGRAMS

• WELLNESS LIBGUIDE • SCRLC WEBSITE • LISTSERV EMAILS • DEDICATED WORDPRESS SITE • DONATED PRIZES • MODELING THE PROGRAM FOR FUTURE USE. METHODS-TOOLS

PARTICIPANTS

INFORMATION NEEDS Number of responses

KICK OFF EVENT  Dr. Brian Wansink author of Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think We Do.  Books were provided to participants  Resources from NLM were displayed  51 Participants  3 regional locations

ACTIVE FOR LIFE WEBINAR

NNLM HEALTH RESOURCES WEBINAR  NLM Consumer Health Resources  NN/LM MAR Your Regional Medical Library  NLM Materials for Public Libraries  Discussion/Questions Lydia Collins, NN/LM MAR

STRESS MANAGEMENT WEBINAR • Soft Belly Breathing • Overview of Mind Body Medicine • Stress & how it effects us. • What can you do? • Guided Imagery • Self Care Promise Marisa Iacobucci, MLS, MBM

HEALTHY MOVEMENT AT WORK WEBINAR  Tai chi  Yoga  Pilates  Relaxation for the head and neck  Reducing strain in the hands and wrist  Foot and ankle release  Joanne Gard Marshall, PhD, MLS  UNC-Chapel Hill

RECIPE FOR A GOOD NIGHT’S SLEEP WEBINAR  Goodnight Mind: turn off your noisy thoughts and get to sleep  Description of sleep system  Why good sleep means good health Colleen Carney, PhD Director of Sleep and Depression Lab Ryerson University

Lara Jennifer Kaltman Nutrition Team Coordinator Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County Brittany Yasemin Jarrett PhD/RD Program Division Nutritional Sciences, Cornell University A HEALTHY WEIGHT FOR LIFE WEBINAR

ACTIVE FOR LIFE

Human-Animal Bond and Your Health  Dr. Sandra Barker  Friday, October 18, 1:00  Service Dogs  Prizes:  Pedicures  Books  Gift cards THE WINNER’S CIRCLE

WELLNESS LIBGUIDE http://scrlc.libguides.com/Wellness

OUTREACH TOOLS Blog Listserv Website

Healthy Libraries, Healthy Communities Tina Winstead, HLHC Project Coordinator Director, Huntington Public Library tinawinstead@yahoo.com Nora Hardy, HLHC Project Manager Assistant Director South Central Regional Library Council nhardy@scrlc.org This project has been funded in part with Federal funds from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, under Contract No. HHS-N-276-2011-00003-C with the University of Pittsburgh, Health Sciences Library System.

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