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Jun 19th, 2012 by conisheridan

The Herr Memorial Library, in partnering with Watsontown Health & Rehab Center, will be hosting a series of health-related programs this summer.

The kick-off program will feature Healthy Eating and will be held at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 19. Along with explaining the benefits of a healthy diet, there will also be samples of healthy foods to try. This program is suitable for all ages and registration is required.

The second program in the series will focus on low-impact aerobics that can be done while sitting down–perfect for seniors! Sittercise, also called Seniorcise, will be presented at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, August 2. This program is suitable for adults and seniors. Registration is required.

Managing Stress with Fun & Humor is the final program in the summer health series! This program will be presented at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, August 16 and is suitable for older teens and adults. Registration is required.

This Health Series is part of the PA Forward Initiative which focuses on the five essential literacies–Basic, Information, Civic and Social, Financial and Health. ┬áPA Forward is built upon the belief that libraries are uniquely positioned to help citizens improve their command of five types of literacy essential to greater success in all vital roles of life: as students, as parents, as employees, as consumers, as citizens.

For additional information on these or other programs offered at the library stop by at 500 Market Street, Mifflinburg or call 570-966-0831. You can also visit the website at