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Get Healthy at Your Library

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

Duval County Extension Nutrition Program: Protein

UF/IFAS Extension Family Nutrition Program and Maxville Branch Library present a free food demo and tasting! Discover recipes for healthy snacks that are high and protein and are low cost, healthy, easy and tasty. 

Maxville Branch Library — Monday, December 3, 5 - 6 p.m.

Sahaja Yoga Meditation

Sahaja yoga meditation is good for peace of mind, emotional well-being, stress reduction, and better concentration. This yoga class is free and open to the public.

Southeast Regional Library — Tuesdays, December 4 and 11, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

University Park Branch Library — Thursdays, December 6, 13 and 20, 3 - 5 p.m.

Chair Yoga

Learn how to do modified yoga poses in a chair, lead by a certified yoga teacher. Perfect for beginners, this yoga class is free and open to the public.

Pablo Creek Regional Library — Wednesdays, December 5 and 12, 2:30  – 3:30 p.m. and Thursday, December 13, 2:30  – 3:30 p.m.

Mandarin Branch Library — Thursdays, December 6, 13 and 20, 2 – 3 p.m.

Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation Workshop

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

Main Library (Jax Makerspace, 1st floor) — Thursdays, December 6 and 20, noon - 1 p.m.

South Mandarin Branch Library — Saturdays, December 8 and 15, 1 - 2 p.m. 

Meditation in Motion

Amanda Dill combines meditation and Raga Yoga movements with the goal of relaxation and wellness. This yoga class is free and open to the public.

Willowbranch Branch Library — Thursday, December 6, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


Discover the greatest creative force you can use for healing and where healing truly comes from. We'll go over spiritual exercises for people of all faiths. Attendees will receive a gift booklet on the topic of Spiritual Wisdom on Health and Healing.

Beaches Branch Library — Saturday, December 8, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 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.

West Branch Library — Tuesday, December 11, 3 – 4 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, December 12, 6 – 7 p.m. and Thursday, December 20, 11 a.m. – noon


All programs are free and open to the public.


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Nov 2 2018

Jacksonville Public Library