Date & Time: 
Sunday, September 19, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Location(s): 
Central Library - 201 W. Mifflin St
201 W. Mifflin Street, 3rd Floor
Madison, WI

The final event in the Live Well @ Your Library series will be an outdoor festival at Central Library on Sunday, September 19, with the theme Celebration. The block of Mifflin Street outside of Central Library will be blocked off from 1-4:30 p.m. to create a space for movement workshops, art and making activities for adults and kids, vendor tables and a culminating community conversation on wellness.

Live Well @ Your Library is multicultural, multigenerational and multisensory, with both passive and active opportunities for attendees, including:

  • Welcome table with giveaways from Be Well Madison and Madison Public Library
  • Interactive art and making station for kids and adults with Bubbler Artist Cohort member Teena Wilder
  • Free blood pressure checks
  • Screen printing the We Read in a Flock image created by artist Emily Balsley
  • Library card sign-up + photo booth area
  • Acupuncture with Whole You Acupuncture
  • Book signing with local author Denise Hardnett
  • League of Women Voters will be on-site to share information
  • Intuitive tarot card reading with Sahira Rocillo
  • And several local Afro and Latinx centric vendors and practitioners

Events Schedule:

  • 1-4:30 p.m.: Activity stations and vendors
  • 1-2 p.m.: DJ Mirah spins, networking and wellness activities
  • 1:30-4:30 p.m.: 20 minute acupuncture sessions with Dr. Heidi Eimermann of Whole You Acupuncture
  • 2-2:45 p.m.: Forward Madison FC leads a Kickstart Wellness Teambuilding Workshop
  • 3-3:45 p.m.: Yoga with Jamie Priti Gratrix | Natural Movement with Brian “Rock” Hancock
  • 4-4:30 p.m.: Community Conversation on Wellness with Jamie Pekarek Krohn and Araceli Esparza and vegan cookies from Willy St. Co-Op

Participants can drop in between 1-4:30 p.m. or stay for the duration of the event. Masks are strongly encouraged at all outdoor library events for those age 2 and up. Masks are required if entering the Central Library. 

Learn more at madpl.org/livewell

Event Cost: Free
Handicapped Accessible: Yes
Sponsoring Organization(s): Madison Public Library
Pre-Registration?: No
American Sign Language (ASL) Provided?: No