Health and Cooking in the Library

We consider our participation in Healthy Central Florida, as part of Healthy Maitland, a vital part of the Library’s function. We offer a number of health-related programs, and programs to help patrons improve their health, under the Healthy Maitland umbrella.

Maitland Walks
Join our weekly group for an hour of walking followed by tea, coffee, and conversation. We meet every Thursday, 7 am, rain or shine.

Join us for FREE yoga classes on  the 2nd, 3rd & 4th Monday of the month at 6:30 pm. No library card or registration required.  

Heartfulness Meditation
The Heartfulness Meditation group meets in person on the FIRST Monday of every month and via ZOOM every Tuesday night from 6:00-7:00pm.  Go to the calendar for Zoom access.

Adult Cooking Classes
We love to cook at Maitland Public Library; we offer a number of educational (and delicious!) adult cooking demonstrations.
Cultural Cooks: local cooks share their cultural cooking expertise. Past demonstrations include Vietnamese Cooking with Ha Roda and Vegetarian Cooking with Shahzad Gill.
Healthy Chefs of Maitland: area restaurant chefs cook some of their most popular dishes at the library.

We are also posting our cooking content Virtually to our Facebook and YouTube channels.  Check our calendar for details.

Spice Club: Be sure to check out this HUGELY popular program which offers recipes for a new spice every month. Free kit and recipe included.  Go HERE to find out all the details and download recipes.

Fresh for Kids
2nd Wednesday of the Month at 4:00
Join us for a hands on cooking class just for kids.  Classes are held the second Wednesday of every month.***  The kids will learn how to prepare 2-3 healthy recipes on their own.  The class is limited to 30 children. Ages 5 and up. Registration is required.  Please call the library to register. 407-647-7700.

***Watch our website and social media for schedule changes and/or additional, special edition classes.****