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Live Well @ Your Library

Live Well at Your Library

Wellness is not just about physical health; it’s also about having a healthy mind and relationships.

Madison Public Library can help you stay informed through our free resources and help you reach your wellness goals through our workshops by the community, for the community.

Upcoming Events

Family Fitness

Join fitness expert Venus Washington and get the whole family moving with exercises, yoga, dancing and other fun activities.

Goodman South Madison Library - Tuesdays July 16, 23, 30, 10:30 a.m.


Food Cleanse

This program is an introduction to the food-based cleansing process. Join Katy Wallace, Traditional Naturopath of Human Nature, LLC, to learn ways to assist the body's major elimination and toxin-removing organs with food and herbs. Registration online and by phone begins July 2.

Lakeview Library - Tuesday July 16, 6:00 p.m.


Medicare 101

Join Informed Choice for a Medicare Educational Presentation. This is a perfect option for those of you who are new to Medicare or still covered by your employer's insurance and considering retirement.

Alicia Ashman Library - Tuesday July 16, 6:30 p.m.


Memory Screening

A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory. It creates a baseline so future changes can be monitored. Registration required; please sign up at the Sequoya reference desk or call 608-827-7403.

Sequoya Library - Wednesday July 17, appointments start at 9:00 a.m.


Adaptive Chair Yoga with Jody Alexander

The class will focus on Yoga-informed exercises that are adapted to sitting in chairs. Participants will experience the benefits of body/core awareness, flexibility and well-being at whatever level of mobility is most comfortable for them. Please register for each session separately, registration begins July 5th online or by phone.

Sequoya Library - Thursdays July 18 & 25, 7:00 p.m.


Mindful Moments: A Drop In Meditation Group

Join us when you can to learn simple mindfulness and meditation techniques that can be incorporated into your everyday routine to reduce your stress and increase your well-being. The group is led by Gloria Green.

Sequoya Library - Mondays July 22, August 5, 26, 12:30 p.m.


Alzheimer’s and Dementia Alliance Bi-Monthly Meeting

Every other month, join members of the Alzheimer's and Dementia League of Wisconsin for a variety of talks on Alzheimer’s, caregiving, and related topics.

  • June: Communication and Emotion in Late Stage
  • August: Understanding and Responding to Behavior Changes

Hawthorne Library - Monday, August 5, 5:30 p.m.


Yoga Sprouts

Children ages 2-5 years and their caregivers are invited to join Yoga Sprouts Instructor, Katie Muschlewski for a fun family class! Please bring a towel or yoga mat for yourself and your child.

Central Library - Saturday August 24, 10:00 a.m.


Intro to Pranic Healing

Join certified Pranic Healer and instructor Stephanie Toney to learn about using prana, or energy, to improve your overall well being. Registration appreciated, but not required; call 824-1780 to sign up.

Alicia Ashman Library - Wednesday August 28, 6:30 p.m.


Find more resources and events at madisonpubliclibrary.org/live-well

Jul 16, 2019