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All Library locations are closed January 20 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

The Anderson Road Branch will be closed Mon, Jan 6-Sat, Jan 25 for maintenance.

Wholeness Health Series

Revitalize, heal, and grow. Begin 2020 with a renewed dedication to healthy change. This series of 13 free events taking place at 7 Library System locations throughout Greenville County cover multiple aspects of health and wellness including topics on mental health and mindfulness, nutrition, and fitness. The series culminates in a Wholeness Health Fair on March 21 at the Hughes Main Library.


Save the Date! Wholeness Health Fair

Sat, Mar 21, 2020, 1p-4p, Hughes Main Library
Visit with local nutrition, fitness, and mental health experts. Ask questions, participate in interactive sessions, visit the Project Host Food Truck, and donate blood to the Blood Connection.

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More Series Events

Chair Yoga

Mon, Jan 6 & Feb 3, 10a-11a, Augusta Road Branch
Led by certified 200-hour Yoga instructor Ann Minard. Suited for beginners, seniors, and the physically challenged.

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Healthy Eating: Tips & Recipes

Thu, Jan 16, 6p-7p, Five Forks Branch
Led by professional chef and catering business owner Elia Caputo.

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Medicinal Herbs

Thu, Jan 16, 6:30p-7:30p, Berea Branch
Make herbal remedies for cold and flu season. Led by the Ladies Homestead Gathering.

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Mindfulness in Nature

Tue, Jan 28, 6:30p-7:30p, Augusta Road Branch
Dr. Rocky Nation of Anderson University shares the therapeutic value of the natural world.

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Mindfulness Meditation

Thu, Jan 30, 6:30p-7:30p, Five Forks Branch
Psychotherapist Jeanne Malmgren presents the health benefits of mindfulness, and shares techniques for practicing this ancient art.

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Nutrition & Diabetes

Mon, Feb 10, 6:30p-7:30p, Pelham Road Branch
Led by Daniel Andras, Registered Dietitian and Adjunct instructor with Greenville Technical College.

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Coping with Depression

Thu, Feb 13, 6p-7p, Anderson Road Branch
Led by Mental Health America of Greenville County.

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Healthy Living for Brain & Body

Mon, Feb 24, 6:30p-7:30p, Pelham Road Branch
Make lifestyle choices to help keep your brain and body healthy as you age. Learn about research in the ares of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity, and social engagement. Led by Alzheimer's Association.

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Yoga Dance

Thu, Mar 19, 6:30p-7:30p, Mauldin Branch
A Carolina Dance Collaborative certified instructor demonstrates basic combined elements of yoga and dance. Dress comfortably in non-restrictive clothing.

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The Power of Mindfulness

Fri, Mar 20, 10a-11a, Travelers Rest Branch
When we practice mindfulness, our thoughts tune in to what we are sensing in the present moment rather than rehashing the past or imagining the future. Join us for an awareness exercise using breath work, our basic senses and visual imagery to promote relaxation, balance and focus. Led by New Horizon Family Services.

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Hands Free CPR

Mon, Mar 23, 6p-7p, Mauldin Branch
Led by the American Heart Association.

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Yoga Dance

Mon, Mar 30, 6:30p-7:30p, Travelers Rest Branch
A Carolina Dance Collaborative certified instructor demonstrates basic combined elements of yoga and dance. Dress comfortably in non-restrictive clothing.

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