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Get Healthy at Your Library

Experience health and wellness programs at a library near you. Enjoy some of November 2018's offerings.

Berry Good Farms Mobile Market

North Florida School of Special Education provides fresh produce and specialty items for sale. 50% off total purchase with SNAP card. 

University Park Branch Library — Thursday, November 8, 10:30 a.m. -  1 p.m.  

Chair Yoga

Learn how to do modified yoga poses in a chair, lead by a certified yoga teacher.

Mandarin Branch Library — Thursdays, November 8, 15 and 29, 2 – 3 p.m.

Pablo Creek Regional Library — Wednesdays, November 14, 21 and 28, 2:30  – 3:30 p.m. and Thursdays, November 15 and 29, 2:30  – 3:30 p.m.

Dementia Conversations

Presented by the Alzheimer's Association, these ongoing workshops offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving, making legal and financial plans, and much more!

University Park Branch Library — Wednesday, November 14, 6 – 7 p.m. and Thursday, November 15, 11 a.m. – noon

Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation

Come to the library and learn to relax, integrate your inner and outer lives, and enter a state of peacefulness.

South Mandarin Branch Library — Saturdays, November 10, 17, 1 - 2 p.m. 

Introduction to Tai Chi

The Taoist Tai Chi Society internal arts and methods incorporate stretching and turning into a sequence of 108 movements that reduce tension, improve circulation and balance and increase strength and flexibility. Often referred to as a moving meditation, this introductory class will cover the first 17 moves and explore other health benefits of Taoist Tai Chi.

Murray Hill Branch Library — Thursdays, November 7, 14, 21, 28, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Make Your Own Personal Health Products

Join a certified herbalist from the Florida School of Holistic Health and learn how to make your own personal care products using natural ingredients. All supplies are provided.

Jax Makerspace, Main Library — Tuesday, November 13, noon - 1 p.m.

West Branch Library — Tuesday, November 13, 3 – 4 p.m. 

Mandarin Branch Library — Monday, November 19, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

Meditation in Motion

Amanda Dill combines meditation and Raga Yoga movements with the goal of relaxation and wellness.

Willowbranch Branch Library — Thursday, November 15, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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Nov 2 2018

Jacksonville Public Library