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Healthy Ireland at your Library

Healthy Ireland at your Library

Healthy Ireland, a Government-led initiative, is the national strategy to improve health and wellbeing, placing a focus on prevention, individual awareness and keeping people healthy for longer.

Sligo County Libraries are currently delivering the nationwide Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme that will establish libraries as a valuable source within the community for health information.

Funding granted by Healthy Ireland at Your Library has enhanced health and wellbeing book collections (digital and hardcopy), and provided for staff training, events, and promotion.

The Healthy Ireland at Your Library programme will continue to build on this and contribute to improving the health, wellbeing, and overall quality of life of communities and individuals at all life stages

 

The Healthy Ireland at your Library programme will address 6 key areas: 

  • Healthy Childhood
  • Healthy Eating and Active Living
  • Wellbeing and Mental Health,
  • Positive Ageing
  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco

The programme will enhance current health information available from Sligo County Libraries through the provision of a new collection of books, e-Books, e-Audiobooks, e-Magazines, e-Newspapers & online courses on health and wellbeing.

The Healthy Ireland at Your Library Book Stock and online resources will be complimented by a range of events with a focus on physical health, mental health and health literacy.

 

Healthy Ireland at Your Library Book Stock & Online Resources

‌Explore the Healthy Ireland at your Library Book List 

It contains a collection of books on health and wellbeing, all available to borrow from any branch of Sligo County Libraries.

Free Online Resources:

 

For further information please contact Healthy Ireland at Your Library Co-ordinator Patricia Keane 071 911 1856 or pkeane@sligococo.ie 

 

 

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