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Thursday, October 17 • 8:00am - 8:50am
Wellness Literacy @ Your Library

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Both Debra and Jenneffer are public librarians working on health and wellness projects for the NCLA Leadership Institute. Jenneffer started a weekly session for adults called Mindful Mondays, where she leads a different guided meditation each week, starting with a stretching routine. A one-time regular practitioner of meditation, she realized that in order to provide this service for others, she needed to fulfill those needs for herself. Debra is passionate about health and wellness. She has collaborated with her county wellness committee, a nutritionist, and her community to provide a variety of health and wellness opportunities and programs for staff and patrons. She is using data about her county in order to target programming that addresses health and wellness concerns.

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Debra Trogdon-Livingston

Branch Manager, Gaston County Public Library
I am the manager of the Mount Holly Branch of Gaston County Public Library. I love serving the public and finding new ways to build our community. I have a passion for training and growing staff. I enjoy programming for all ages both in house and outreach. YA and LGBTQIA+ novels are... Read More →

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Jenneffer Sixkiller

Librarian, Mooresville Public Library
I am an RPCV who lived in the Kalahari desert for nearly two years. I love to cook, garden, recycle, read, and drink craft IPAs. I teach free meditation classes for the public and my staff. I practice yoga, bicycling, walking, playing with my two boisterous children, when I'm not... Read More →

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Thursday October 17, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am EDT
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