the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Jeremy Morelock, Database Maintenance and SysAdmin Assistant
Library, School, or Organization Name: Superiorland Library Cooperative
Co-Presenter Name(s): N/A
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Upper Peninsula, Michigan (Marquette)
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Libraries interested in hosting mindfulness meditation groups
Short Session Description (one line): A discussion of a mindfulness program in a public library which uses a Secular Buddhist approach.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): I will discuss the benefits of mindfulness meditation from a Secular Buddhist standpoint (sometimes called Buddhism 2.0). My experience of facilitating a weekly group will be discussed including my use of library materials, multimedia presentation, and current technology. Emphasis will be placed upon a specific approach to the topic of mindfulness for the community and how the public library is the perfect place for such a community to grow. A Secular Buddhist point of view and how it fits a library's mission including nonsectarian ideals and diversity.
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Looking forward to this session!
So glad to hear that it sounds useful to you, as well. It's the session I wish I'd heard 15 years ago, lol! :)
Thanks for the interest!
Nice, thanks, Elizabeth!