Healthy Ireland at Your Library

Healthy Ireland at your LibraryThe Healthy Ireland at Your Library service is a new initiative  available across the library network nationwide. The programme will enhance current health information in public libraries by providing new book stock, e-books & e-audiobooks and e-magazines on health and wellbeing, a wider selection of health information for all users, and through a service delivered by trained library staff for this programme. Talks, discussions and workshops will be offered in library services with a focus on physical health, mental health and health literacy.

Healthy Ireland at your Library looks to complement, support and expand existing programmes in public libraries and to provide reinforcement of the Healthy Ireland national framework throughout all communities and developing a locally cohesive, integrated and sustainable approach which is standard in all local authorities.

For more information please contact your local branch.


Wellness – Body with Colette O’Flynn Chartered Physiotherapist – Wednesday 24th March

Physiotherapist, Colette O’Flynn will show you how to stay fit and healthy during the pandemic, with advice on nutrition, sleep and activity in this free Zoom webinar on Wednesday 24th March at 12:30 PM. She will demonstrate simple sitting and/or standing exercises to do at home to keep you fit, strong, flexible and mobile.

To register, please click here.

Topics covered:
• Fitness, flexibility and mobility
• Eating Well and Essential Vitamins
• Good Sleep

This webinar is part of the Waterford Healthy Ireland at your Library initiative. For more information, please go to our website, here.

For more information, please phone 0761 102141 or email library@waterfordcouncil.ie

#KeepWell #BeWell #EatWell #HealthyIrelandatYourLibrary #HealthyWaterford #HealthyIreland

Colette O’Flynn, B. Physio, M.I.S.C.P., Lic. Ac., is a chartered physiotherapist, a licensed acupuncturist and a Pilates instructor. Her work features regularly on RTE television, online, and in newspapers and magazines. She works with prestigious companies, including ESB, Irish Life, SureSkills&Cooney Carey, and has a long list of celebrity clients, from TV presenters to novelists, Olympians to Oscar winners.


Dispelling Nutrition Myths – Friday 19th March

Are eggs healthy? Is fruit bad for you?

Find out the answers to these questions and other nutrition myths with Gillian McConnell B.Sc. (Hons) Dietetics, MINDI from Inside Out Nutrition in this free Zoom Webinar on Friday 19th March 2021 at 11:00am.

Please click here to register.

A recording of this webinar will be available to view through our Waterford Council Libraries Facebook page up to 25th March 2021.

This webinar is part of the Waterford Healthy Ireland at your Library initiative. For more information, please go to our website here.

For more information, please phone 0761 102141 or email library@waterfordcouncil.ie


Healthy Eating Made Easy on a Budget – Friday 5th March

Learn practical ways to plan healthy and nutritious low cost meals with Gillian McConnell B.Sc. (Hons) Dietetics, MINDI from Inside Out Nutrition in this free Zoom Webinar on

Friday 5th March 2021 at 11:00 AM.

To register for free please click here.

A recording of this webinar will be available to view through our Waterford Council Libraries Facebook page up to 11th March 2021.

This webinar is part of the Waterford Healthy Ireland at your Library initiative. For more information, please go to our website, here.

For more information, please phone 0761 102141 or email library@waterfordcouncil.ie

#KeepWell #EatWell #HealthyIrelandatYourLibrary #HealthyWaterford #HealthyIreland


Wellness for the Mind – Wednesday 10th March

Free lunchtime webinar on Wellness for the Mind with psychologist, Dr. Aoife Quinn.

Dr. Aoife Quinn will show you how to keep the mind healthy during a pandemic, with tips on how to relax, de-stress and cope with the difficulties associated with being apart from loved ones and working from home in this free Zoom webinar on Wednesday 10th March at 12.30 PM.

 

Topics covered:
• Identifying stress
• Dealing with Covid-related anxiety and isolation
• Relaxation techniques
• Working from home issues

To register for free click here.

Dr Aoife Quinn has a BA in Psychology from the National University of Maynooth, and a PhD from the School of Psychology, UCD. Aoife is a DCU psychology tutor and teaches the sport and exercise psychology, counselling psychology and addiction studies diplomas at City Colleges. Aoife also runs a private psychology practice in South Dublin where she sees a range of clients from both the corporate and sports world.

For more information, please phone 0761 102141 or email library@waterfordcouncil.ie

This webinar is part of the Waterford Healthy Ireland at your Library initiative. For more information, please go to our website, here: http://waterfordlibraries.ie/healthy-ireland-library/

#KeepWell #HealthyIrelandAtYourLibrary #HealthyWaterford #Waterford


Healthy Ireland at Your Library

Co-Ordinator,

Library Headquarters,

Northern Extension Industrial Estate,

Old Kilmeaden Road,

Waterford.


0761 102 974


 

Healthy Ireland at Your Library Collection

This health and wellbeing book collection has over 100 titles covering the three Healthy Ireland themes – Eat Well, Think Well & Be Well.

Each book was specially evaluated nationally to provide individuals and families with reliable, accessible information to manage their general health and wellbeing.

The collection includes books for adults, as well as children and young adults. The collection is available to borrow in every local library free of charge. You can also reserve the books on the national online catalogue.

For more information and to see if there are any additions to the
collection, go to www.librariesireland.ie or drop in to your local
library.

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