New year, fresh start: Title suggestions, health & wellness programs

Happy New Year, Oak Park! Not big on resolutions? We understand!

For some, the start of a new year is a time for wish-making and goal-setting. What would you like to feel, do, or experience more—or less—of this year?

Might we suggest less stress, more movement, less clutter, or more color in 2023? Below you’ll find title suggestions and library programs to help you in whatever ways these suggestions work for you!

Titles to take care of you

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Upcoming health & wellness programs; register now

VIRTUAL: Chair Yoga
Tuesdays, 12-12:30 pm, virtual

Calm and center your mind while moving your body through intentional poses and sequences.

New! Sound Bath Meditation
Wednesday, January 11, 3-4 pm, Main Library Veterans Room
Thursday, January 23, 7-8 pm, Main Library Veterans Room
Still your mind and expand your awareness as you experience the ambient sounds and vibrations of crystal singing bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, and Tingsha Bells.

VIRTUAL: Classroom Kitchen Series: Tour of Soups
Thursday, January 12, 6:30-8 pm, virtual

Learn how to make the best, most comforting soups at home this winter with Chef Kristyn.

IN-PERSON & VIRTUAL: Grief Journaling
Sunday, January 22, 2-4 pm, Main Library Small Meeting Room & virtual

Have you experienced the loss of a loved one? Are you experiencing ambiguous loss or anticipatory grief? Join us on this journey of journaling.

Organize & Declutter Your Space
Tuesday, January 24, 6-7 pm, Main Library Small Meeting Room

Find out how you can reduce clutter and focus on what you love about your space with Megan Spillman, professional organizer and certified KonMari consultant.

Stroller Strides Workout & Stories
Wednesday, February 1, 11 am-12 pm, Main Library Veterans Room

Looking to get your body moving with your little ones in tow? Join Fit4Mom for a Stroller Strides workout, followed by stories for your child.