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Each month the Library offers programs and events related to health and wellness. Take a look at what's coming up next!

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Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Saturday, July 26, 2014 at North Orange Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #healthcare

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Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers-CANCELLED

Sunday, July 27, 2014 at West Oaks Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #healthcare

6:00
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Health Care Reform Workshop

Monday, August 04, 2014 at Southeast Branch

If you are confused about health care reform and what it means for you, then stop by the Southeast Branch for a 2014 Health Care Reform Workshop. Topics that will be discuses are: 1) open enrollment period, 2) special enrollment period, 3) qualifying life events, 4.) essential benefits and others. Michael Carroll from Health Markets will be presenting this workshop. #healthcare

4:00
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CANCELLED: Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at Southeast Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #healthcare

10:30
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The Science of Laughter: Prescription for Happier, Healthier Living!

Friday, August 08, 2014 at South Creek Branch

What if, on your next checkup, you received a prescription for a daily dose of laughter? Sound far-fetched? Not so fast! Join Laughter Yoga Orlando's "PositiveLY Pat" Conklin in an exploration of the health benefits of laughter. Then, go beyond the lab to experience the positive effects of laughter for yourself in a spirited and spirit-lifting session of Laughter Yoga. This is one science lesson that's sure to leave you feeling invigorated, empowered, and PositiveLY GREAT! To learn more, visit LaughterYogaOrlando.com. #asr14

11:00
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SRP: Storybook Yoga

Saturday, August 16, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for an introduction to yoga with Maggie Mathwich. Learn poses inspired by your favorite picture books. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register Ages 3-6. #srpkids

10:30
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Eunice's Healthy Cooking & Baking Workshop

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Join Eunice as she demonstrates ways to cook and bake and take care of yourself as well. Food samples will be provided. Registration preferred.

4:00
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Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #healthcare

4:00
PM

CANCELLED: Prenatal Care Education presented by Community Health Centers

Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Hiawassee Branch

Prenatal care is vital to the health of every child. Visit your local library to learn important information about prenatal care. A representative from Community Health Centers will provide the information you need to know before you conceive and when you become pregnant. #healthcare

11:00
AM

Orlando Health Pet Therapy

Saturday, September 06, 2014 at Winter Garden Branch

Come and meet some of the furry professionals and their handlers of the Orlando Health Pet Therapy Program. Learn how they make a difference in the lives of thev patients at Orlando health

10:30
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Body and Books

Monday, September 08, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Experience the health benefits and rejuvenation of yoga-based exercises and a healing dose of read aloud literature. A great way to stretch your body and mind! This is a gentle program with emphasis on breathing exercises, stretching, and reading to promote better well-being and relaxation. Please dress in loose and comfortable clothing. No prior yoga experience is needed. All fitness levels are welcome. Exercises can be done with the help of a chair if needed or preferred. For more information, call Sandy Mayer at 407. 835.7323 or email southwest@ocls.info Registration is required. For ages 18 and up.

4:00
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Affordable Care/ Health Seminar

Tuesday, September 09, 2014 at South Creek Branch

Affordable Care/ Health Seminar Presentation!

10:15
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Mommy & Me Yoga

Friday, September 12, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Mom, Dads, and Nannies with children are invited for this unique yoga class led with movement and songs with certified YogaKids teacher, Lisa Finestone. Infants and children up to 2 years old welcome. Registration required.Please call 407-835-7323 or register online.

11:00
AM

Storybook Yoga

Saturday, September 20, 2014 at Orlando Public Library

Join us for an introduction to yoga with Maggie Mathwich. Learn poses inspired by your favorite picture books. Registration required. Call 407.835.7323 to register Ages 3-6.

11:00
AM

Mommy and Me Yoga

Monday, September 22, 2014 at Windermere Branch

Moms, dads, nannies and kids are invited for this unique yoga class led with movement and songs with certified YogaKids teacher Lisa Finestone. Infants and children up to 2 years old welcome. Registration required. To register, call 407.835.7323. For more information, please visit, www.CalmYourselfYoga.com.

1:00
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Route 65: Cruising the Road to Medicare

Monday, September 22, 2014 at West Oaks Branch

If you are a baby boomer with an eye for retirement representatives from SHINE may have directions for a smooth ride! Get answers to your questions and an overview of the options and benefits available to the soon-to-be-retired. Please call 407.835.7323 to reserve a seat.

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Stand Up Against Bullying

Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at Alafaya Branch

Understanding how bullying and cyber bullying affects everyone is key to prevention. Learn about the myths of bullying, understanding bullying, what can be done to lend a hand and the health issues arising from bullying. For more information, please visit, www.victimservicecenter.org.

7:00
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Calming Techniques for the Mind & Body

Monday, September 29, 2014 at Southwest Branch

Join Lisa Finestone, a Certified Yoga Adult Teacher, for a unique yoga class that will help you learn the following: breathing techniques that promote calm, easy yoga strategies to relieve sore wrists, arms, neck and shoulder pain, and tension releasing techniques using simple and easy yoga movements. Mats will be provided. Bring your water bottle. To register, call 407.835.7323.

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Stand Up Against Bullying

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Edgewater Branch

Understanding how bullying and cyber bullying affects everyone is key to prevention. Learn about the myths of bullying, understanding bullying, what can be done to lend a hand and the health issues arising from bullying. For more information, please visit, www.victimservicecenter.org.

6:30
PM

Calming Techniques for the Mind and Body

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at Windermere Branch

Join Lisa Finestone, a Certified Yoga Adult Teacher, for a unique yoga class that will help you learn the following: breathing techniques that promote calm, easy yoga strategies to relieve sore wrists, arms, neck and shoulder pain, and tension releasing techniques using simple and easy yoga movements. Mats will be provided. Bring your water bottle. To register, call 407.835.7323. For more information, please visit, www.CalmYourselfYoga.com.

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