Public Health Kits

What?

  • Health Teaching Kits assembled by Region of Waterloo Public Health staff
  • Provide you with a hands-on way to teach about health
  • Topics include healthy eating, hand washing, dental health, physical activity, injury & substance misuse prevention, and more
  • Many kits include games, models, and ideas for activities
  • Resources for all ages
  • Available to borrow free of charge from the library 

How?

  • Region of Waterloo Library card required;
    • No membership card? Get one here 
    • Please note: if you sign up for an online membership, you will receive a plastic library card when you pick up your first kit
  • Kits must be booked in advance
  • Browse the list of available kits here
  • When you’re ready to reserve a kit, follow these steps:
  • Have your RWL membership card ready
    • No membership card? Get one here 
    • Please note: if you sign up for an online membership, you will receive a plastic library card when you pick up your first kit
    • Click the link to “Reserve Public Health Kit”, then click “RESERVE THIS KIT” to begin the booking process
    • Select your desired start date
    • Enter your library barcode
    • Fill out your personal contact information in the fields as required (i.e., Name, Phone, Email)
    • For pick-up at RWL branches, select the desired branch as the “Pickup Library”
    • For pick-up at other Region locations:
      • Enter the required pick-up location in the “Patron Notes” section of the Reservation Form
        • Note: non-Library pick-up locations must be selected from the list provided below
      • Select “Library Headquarters” as the Pickup Library
      • Click “Reserve this Kit”
      • You will be contacted when your kit is ready to be picked up
      • All kits can be returned to any Library branch location. Kits that were picked up from a Library branch may ONLY be returned at a Library branch.
  • Kits may be picked up and returned at any Region of Waterloo Library branch, or at one of the following Region locations:
    • 150 Main Street, Cambridge (Welcome Centre), Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30
    • 99 Regina Street, Waterloo (Welcome Centre), Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30

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