One of the best ways of staying healthy is by staying informed. Get information on the health topics important to you by reading health-related books. To get you started we put together of list of current titles that cover different topics like diet, sleep, disease, and cutting-edge medical technoogy. Download a copy of the list here or stop in at the library to pick up a print copy.
The National Library of Medicine (NLM) in response to an increase in requests for information on the Zika Virus has put together resources that you can share with members of your community.
Local Medical Providers
Trustworthy Medical Websites
Summer Programs at Piscataway Library
“Think with the whole body” - Taisen Deshimaru
EXERCISE YOUR MIND (AND BODY) @ YOUR LIBRARY
Join us throughout the summer for raffle contests featuring all types of brain teasers! Both branches of Piscataway Library will have different puzzles available each week. When complete, they can be submitted to the Information Desk at Kennedy or Westergard Library and you will receive a raffle ticket. Only submit the same puzzle once. At the end of the each week, a raffle ticket will be pulled and the winner will receive a gift card. Every participant will be invited to a special end-of-the-summer event, “Healthy Eating Tips & Tasting,” presented by a nutritionist.
Walking Challenge July 11-August 1
- Register by July 11 at the Information Desk at either library
- Keep track of the number of steps you walk each week
- Come to the library where you registered to log in your steps (you can come weekly, or whenever is convenient for you). We are using the honor system!
- Two participants who take the most steps between July 11 and August 1 will receive a prize.
Body & Mind Events at Kennedy and Westergard Libraries
EVENT Place Date(s) Time
Zumba! Westergard 6/13, 6/20, 6/27 7:30
Keep Bugs Off-Naturally! Kennedy 6/22 7:00
Cardio/toning Kennedy 6/23 7:00
Book Discussion Kennedy 6/28, 7/26, 8/30 7:00
Art Talks Kennedy 6/29 & 8/18 6:30
Country Line Dancing Kennedy 6/30 7:30
Art Therapy @ Your Library Kennedy 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 8/31 7:00
Color Your World-Adult Coloring Westergard 7/7 & 8/25 7:00
Cardio/toning Westergard 7/11, 7/18, 7/25 10:00am
Exercise Challenge Stations Westergard 7/14 7:00
Writer’s Group Kennedy 7/11, 7/28, 8/18, 8/25 7:00
Ping Pong Tournament Westergard 7/23 1:00
Contagious Optimism Kennedy 8/3 7:00
Game Night Kennedy 8/11 7:00
Dance Galore Westergard 8/17 7:00
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR ALL PROGRAMS, EXCEPT FOR THE WRITER’S GROUP SESSIONS AND GAME NIGHT. Be sure to sign in with email at every program you attend in order to be invited to our “Healthy Eating Tips & Tasting” program. There will be a sign-in sheet available at each event.
Kennedy 732.463.1633 – Westergard 732.752.1166