Make Healthy Choices

Use the library collections and resources to make healthy choices everyday. Check out book on physical activity, nutrition, and more!

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In Kansas, 55% of adults 18 years old and older have been diagnosed with one or more chronic condition like arthritis, diabetes, heart disease, or lung disease. Treating and preventing health conditions helps you learn new ways to live your best life.

Whatever motivates you to make health choices, the library has resources to support you!

Health Bags

  • Browse the health bags by topic. Each includes several recommended books on the topic for people getting started learning about the topic.

Fitness Kits

  • Try a kettle bell, weighted ball or resistance band before you buy one, or change up your exercise routine by checking out a fitness kit.

Health Information Neighborhood Alcove

  • Monitor your blood pressure, weight and BMI at the LifeClinic Station and Digital Scale.

Health Events at the Library

Make Healthy Choices

  • Prioritize Life’s Simple 7 from the American Heart Association
  • KanQuit offers free help quitting tobacco use
  • Explore ChooseMyPlate because everything you eat and drink matters to your health.
  • KidsHealth.Org from the Nemours Foundation offers content for parents, kids, teens and educators.