Health & Wellness

Learn more about mental health

Join us for our “Mental Health is Essential” series for topical conversations about mental health with presenters from local organizations in the field.

Understand the maze of Medicare

An expert in the Medicare field shares knowledge on Medicare and what is covered or not by the program. Learn about Medicare, Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage.

Stay healthy as you age

Aha! (active healthy aging) provides free monthly group fitness sessions for Older Adults ages 60+ with Evanston fitness professionals.

  • Day & Time: 2nd Thursday of the month, 11am – 12pm
  • Location: In-Person at Robert Crown Community Center, Room B/C
  • Upcoming Aha! Fitness Sessions

Join a supportive community of those experiencing memory changes and their caregivers

Memory Cafe is a supportive and engaging community featuring a different theme for each meeting, including: music, armchair travel, brain games, and more. You can attend virtually or in person. Questions? Contact or call 847-448-8620

Dementia Caregivers Support Group, sponsored by the Alzheimer’s Association, provides a confidential support group for caregivers of those experiencing memory changes. No reservation required.

Get screened for HIV & STIs

Howard Brown Health provides free community HIV and STI screenings at our library. Services that are provided are HIV prevention counseling, rapid HIV screening (finger prick), and confidential syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia screening.

No reservation required. First come, first served. For more screening sites and information, see

Find health and wellness resources

Medline Plus is an online health information resource that provides high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is easy to understand and in both English and Spanish. A service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library.

Today a reader, tomorrow a leader.

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