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Sisters in Spirit: Self-Defense and Trauma-Informed Yoga

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In October 2017, as women were bravely tweeting #MeToo to draw attention to the ubiquitous experience of sexual harassment or assault of women all over the world, of every race, nationality, education level and socio-economic background, we were busy planning a special corresponding event here at the L.P. Fisher Public Library in Woodstock, NB. 

Yoga for Heart Ache: Building Inclusive Programs

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At public libraries we spend an awful lot of time celebrating the holidays and happy parts of life (as we should): Halloween parties, Valentine's crafts, Thanksgiving storytime, book launches, STEM programs. These are all exciting and essential services. But what about the needs of our patrons that are sometimes a bit messier, a bit more hidden from public view, a bit less Hallmark-card sweet and a bit more nitty-gritty reality?

Taking Care of Us: Ergonomic Advice for Library Staff

Join Jenn Carson (librarian, Programming Librarian blogger and creator of as she teaches you how to de-stress at your desk, maintain proper posture, avoid injury and regulate your emotions through breathing and stretching exercises. 

Participants will learn an easy self-care routine that will help to reduce stress at work and leave you feeling recharged.

No experience necessary. Participants will leave with digital downloads to help them remember what they learned.

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