Keep Well Campaign

The “Keep Well” campaign is aimed at showing people of all ages how we can mind our own physical and mental health and wellbeing by adding healthy and helpful habits to our daily and weekly routines.

It will provide guidelines, information, and tips on things that will help us keep well through the coming months.

For more information about the Keep Well campaign in Waterford visit:

Keep Well Campaign - Waterford City & County CouncilClick Here to find out about the Keep Well Campaign

And for further information about the national campaign and Healthy Ireland visit:

National Keep Well Campaign - Healthy IrelandClick Here to find out about the Keep Well Campaign

Spotlight On / Featured Events:


 

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


 

Music Generation – Music Saturdays 6th – 27th March

Music Generation Waterford and Waterford Libraries (supported by the government’s Keep Well campaign) are running a series of free 4 week courses starting Saturday 6th of March at 11am. Suitable for children ages 1 – 12 years.

There are 3 courses over the morning for ages 1 – 4, 5 – 7 and 8 – 12 years.

Booking is essential and your child must be free to attend all four sessions (March 6th, 13th, 20th & 27th)

Titles of courses and links for booking in list below.

‘Music in Me’ Sing, Dance, Play & Be Free

Parents and Toddlers join us for a musical bonding experience sparking imagination, encouraging movement and play, while making musical memories over four weeks. Led by early years practitioner Karen McMahon.
Time: 11am – 11.30am
4 week course starts Saturday 6th of March at 11am. Suitable for children ages 1 – 4 years.
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/music-in-me-sing-dance-play-be-free-tickets-143641524667

‘Chaos & Calm’ Move your body & Calm your mind

Join us for four weeks of creative and interactive music and movement, designed to help children feel connected, burn some energy and finally wind down with some soothing songs. Led by early years practitioner Karen McMahon.
Time: 11:30am – 12pm
4 week course starts Saturday 6th of March at 11:30am. Suitable for children ages 5 – 7 years.
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/chaos-calm-move-your-body-calm-your-mind-tickets-143642487547

‘Rhythm & Beats’ Samba ya Bamba to the Beat!

Join us for four weeks of fun, creativity and thunderous rhythm making! Explore rhythm and beats from around the world through creative body percussion and things you can find at home! Led by musician educator Peter McCambley.
Time: 11:45am – 12:30pm
4 week course starts Saturday 6th of March at 11:45am. Suitable for children ages 8 – 12 years.
Booking: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/rhythm-beats-samba-ya-bamba-to-the-beat-tickets-143643033179


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.

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 #HealthyIrelandatYourLibrary #HealthyWaterford #HealthyIreland


Connect with Local History

Now is a great time to find out more about the history of your village, townland or community!

Bláithín from Central Library Waterford introduces us to the wide range of Local History records available online from home and how you can access them.

For more visit us online at http://waterfordlibraries.ie/local-studies/

 


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