Health and wellness

Whether you want to try a new recipe, practice meditation, or do research on the latest health and wellness trends, our librarians are hard at work assembling online resources for our community.

Stress relief during the holidays

Explore stress relief through the modalities of yoga, self-massage, and kindred meditation with local experts Joleen Melendez and Maya Lila di Vento. This workshop will take place on Saturday, December 10 from 1–2:30 pm at the Grants Pass branch.

Family Health and Fitness

WhatsUpMoms
WhatsUpMoms is all about family-friendly recipes, hacks, parenting advice, DIYs, and so much more.
Get Kids Moving
Workout videos for your kids that are instructed by all your favorite movie and cartoon characters.
Frugal Fit Mom
Dive into finance, food, and fitness with Christine and her family. Discover new recipes, workout advice, and saving money tips.

Food for Kids

Food Hero
Food Hero is your go-to site for everything you need to know about food. Find healthy recipes, activities for kids, and food budgeting tips — all in English and Spanish.
Kids Create with Zoe
If you're looking for snacks, breakfast meals, or yummy treats, Zoe has plenty of playlists that you'll adore.
How To Cook That
Learn the ins-and-outs of cooking creative desserts, food safety, and even recreating ancient recipes.

Virtual Fitness Classes

Find exercise classes that fit your needs, abilities, and schedule with a selection of classes to choose from.

The Fitness Marshall

Make workouts fun with choreography led by Caleb Marshall, where he helps keep you moving your body to the beat.

HASfit

Over 1,000 full length, free workout routines and fitness programs for all goals and fitness levels. Plans include exercise routines, meal plans, and the best motivation to keep you moving forward.

Fitness Blender Workout Videos

Over 500 free workout videos for all ages, levels, and abilities, plus lot of health and nutrition information.

Yoga with Adriene

Tune in to Adriene's variety of workouts for everything from yoga for beginners with basic foundational poses, to hour-long power flow classes.

Mental health

Therapy in a Nutshell
Therapy in a Nutshell offers skills and psychological research condensed down into bite sized nuggets of help.
Harvard Medical School
Learn more about mental health through numerous short, informative articles on a variety of topics.
SLEEPTUBE HYPNOTIC RELAXATION
Calming music and visuals for sleep, relaxation, and meditation using a variety of proven techniques.

Mental health for youth

Mental Health America
Explore a variety of information and resources to encourage mental wellness in children.
Mayo Clinic Mental Health for Children
The symptoms of mental health conditions in children can be different than in adults. Learn what to watch for and how you can help.
YouthLine
YouthLine is a free teen-to-teen support and helpline.

Local Health and Wellness

WIC–Women, Infants, Children
WIC is a free nutrition education program that helps families identify healthy nutrition choices that work for them. Nutrition education program. Supplemental foods provided via WIC debit card. Learn more
Healthy U
Located in Cave Junction, Healthy U is a professional resource center that promotes personal growth, physical wellbeing, and helps with life’s challenges in a warm, confidential, and affordable manner. Learn more
AllTrails
Try out AllTrails to find the best trails for hiking, running, mountain biking, and even dog friendly trails! You will also find driving directions, photos, and detailed reviews from local hikers and campers. Learn more