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Programs

Exhibits

Discover Health Quiz Game

Take our health quiz and find out how much you know about your health.

Body Systems Touch Table

Take a peak at hands-on activities that will teach you about different body systems and their components.

Human Body Report

Take a “journey through the human body” with the double-sided green screen kiosk.

My Healthy Plate

Learn how to read a nutrition label and choose healthy foods from a grocery store and a convenience store.

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Dress up and pack your backpack for a hike on our short obstacle course.

Discovery Tables

Dress up as a health professional while learning more about health careers.

Hollywood Health: Fact or Fiction

Check out this interactive kiosk and decide if Hollywood movies/videos/TV shows have their healthcare information right.

Look Inside the Brain

Learn about different parts of the brain and how to protect it through actual brain slices.

Listen to my Heart

This interactive activity allows you to hear your own heartbeat

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Learn the correct way to remove plaque build-up with a large interactive toothbrush and mouth.

Which Liver?

View slices of both healthy and unhealthy sections of liver.

Preschool Programs

April 22, 10:30-11:30 am

Little Dance Party

Join us for fun, action-packed music, awesome books, light refreshments, and a simple craft! Groovy dance costumes encouraged. Ages 3-6; limited to the first 25 people.

Thursdays in May, 10:30-11:30 am

Little Healthy Me Storytime

Stories, snacks, crafts, and a visit to the health exhibit!

May 4: Here Comes the Sun!

May 11: Let’s Go Hiking!

May 18: Happy Teeth

May 25: Boot Camp with Evans Police Department

School Age Programs

April 1, 2:00-3:00 pm

Stepping Stones- Grades K-5

Create and decorate two concrete stepping stones; one for the Riverside Community Garden and another to take home.

May 6, 2:00-3:30 pm

Healthy Snack Fun- Grades K-5

Learn how to make healthy snacks and then eat them! Presented by the Weld County Food Bank.

June 7, 2:00-3:30 pm

Because Amelia Smiled- Grades K-2

Create a smiley face mixed media project on canvas or wood after listening to the story, Because Amelia Smiled, by David Ezra Stein. Presented by The Art Spot.

June 28, 2:00-3:00 pm

Healthy Planet Heroes- Grades K-2

The Earth needs a superhero, and there’s only one person for the job… YOU! Learn how easy and fun it can be to save the environment by reducing, reusing, and recycling through song, dance, and interactive games. Presented by The Children’s Museum.

Teen Programs

April 22, 2:00-3:00 pm

Namaste at the Library

Discover the health benefits of yoga for wellness and stress relief in this fun yoga class that incorporates modern music.

May 20, 2:00-3:00 pm

Holistic Crystals: Align your Chakras

Learn the basics of choosing the right crystals, the meaning behind their crystal systems and shape as well as cleansing and crystal care.

June 5, 2:00-3:00 pm

Survival in the Wild- Grades 6-8

Learn the importance of being prepared when venturing outdoors.

June 17, 2:00-3:00 pm

Build a Better Breakfast

Learn how to make easy and healthy breakfasts. Presented by the NCMC Wellness Department.

Adult Programs (17 years and older)

April 10, 6:00-7:30 pm

Painted Flower Pots

Choose from a variety of designs and paint a pot to take home! We will also be planting and discussing cooking with herbs. Registration required.

May 16, 6:00-7:30 pm

Marijuana in Colorado

We will discuss the effects of marijuana on the developing brain, the unintended consequences of legalizing marijuana and what we as parents can do to help our youth make positive choices.

June 21, 6:00-7:30 pm

Healthy Grilling with Lew

Lew Miller, from Lew Miller BBQ, shares his tips and recipes for grilling the healthy way! Registration required.

Active Seniors

April 6, 2:00-3:30 pm

Chronic Disease Management

Explore tools to be a better self-manager of chronic health conditions. Presented by Area Agency on Aging’s Weld Aging Well Program.

May 4, 2:00-3:30 pm

Painted Flower Pots

Choose from a variety of designs and paint a pot to take home! We will also be planting and discussing cooking with herbs.

June 1, 2:00-3:30 pm

Healthy Habits for your Brain

Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. This class is intended for those without memory loss.

Programas en español

13 de abril, 6:00-8:00 pm

Preparando Bocadillos Saludables

Venga a aprender sobre la grasa o la azúcar escondida en los alimentos que comemos a través de esta clase divertida e interactiva. ¡También aprenderemos a preparar bocadillos saludables que a sus hijos les encantarán!

20 de abril, 6:00-8:00 pm

Hablando con sus Hijos Sobre Relaciones Saludables

Esta presentación es para padres que quieren desarrollar habilidades para hablar con sus hijos acerca de relaciones sanas y seguras, cómo establecer expectativas sobre cómo quieren ser tratados y cómo reconocer cuando una relación es nada saludable.

27 de abril, 6:00-8:00 pm

Marihuana en Colorado

Discutiremos los efectos de la marihuana en el cerebro que se esta desarrollando, las consecuencias no deseadas por legalizacion de la marihuana y cómo podemos, como padres, ayudar a los jóvenes a tomar decisiones positivas.

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Discover Health: A Healthy Living Exhibition for Colorado Libraries, is part of the STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) led by the University of Colorado Area Health Education Centers, and the national Center for Interactive Learning. Discover Health is supported through a grant from the National Institutes of Health.