LAWTON, Okla. (KSWO) – The Lawton General public Library has made a decision to spend their yearly wellness literacy grant toward a plan that focuses on a balanced lifestyle.
Our library is one of the 36 public libraries that received this a long time grant, awarded by the Oklahoma Section of Libraries.
All 36 grants totaled around 220 thousand dollars, courtesy of the Institute of Museum and Library Providers.
Local community Engagement Librarian Tanya Organ reported they made a decision to commit the 9 thousand greenback grant into plans that will motivate the community to get lively.
”This year we acquired some library of items, individuals can look at out to use whether they want to use it 1 time or see if it’s some thing they want to buy for their dwelling,” Organ explained. “We ordered some bike mend stations. And we are heading to host some Thai Chi Lessons through OHAI.
Organ stated the Library of Points plan allows everyone who is about the age of 18, and has a library move, to look at out balanced living things for 2 weeks.
The objects variety from, weights, leap ropes, headphones, and even a metal detector.
The grant gave them the option to incorporate mild therapy packing containers and weighted hula hoops as very well to persuade movement and exercising.
”Some of these matters are products that if they are at the park participating in with their children, they may well not have the accessibility to get their tire aired up or everything,” Organ explained. “So it’s critical for us to get the information out there so individuals can use them.”
Apart from the overall health constructive assortment of goods, they also selected to develop 3 bike fix stations all all over city.
At the library, Elmer Thomas Park and Greer Park, which several of us know as Kid Zone.
”Our group being so sturdy in the bicycling, we having 2 substantial bicycle races, just one of them becoming the Tour of the Wichitas,” Organ said. “It’s just a good way to present an opportunity, if they’re out there schooling, they have a position to stop if some thing breaks on their bicycle.”
They hope to get these bike stations finished by February of this calendar year.
And and finally, they are likely to get started a cost-free Thai Chi class, starting off January 24, that focuses on harmony