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Let’s Move in Libraries, founded and directed by Dr. Noah Lenstra (LIS), focuses on supporting healthy living in public libraries. Check out the latest news from February, March, and April 2021!

The National Education Association featured Let’s Move in Libraries StoryWalk resource page in their article “9 Ideas for (Virtually) Celebrating NEA’s Read Across America,” published February 10, 2021.

The American Library Association featured Dr. Lenstra’s Healthy Living at the Library book in their most recent magazine, sent to all 58,000 members around the world! Read the article online: “Engagement at a Distance.”

Let’s Move in Libraries was featured in new national reporting “Scrappy rural librarians find the gaps and fill them” published on March 1, 2021. Learn how rural librarians in Illinois worked to create infrastructure to support bicycling, and so much more.

In a piece about public libraries’ resources related to home cooking, nutrition and food accessibility, The Washington Post links to an article written by Dr. Lenstra, in which he describes public libraries distributing food and summer meals during COVID-19.

In partnership with the SOE and Shareable.net, Let’s Move in Libraries is presenting the online event “How Public Libraries are part of the solution to food insecurity” May 20, 2021. Learn more about this free event and register here.