Sleep Awareness Week (March 11-17) brings attention to the impact and importance of good sleep healthopens a new window on our bodies, minds, and overall well-being.
Here are some resources for exploring why and how we sleep (or don't sleep), some films about sleep and dreaming, and some music to help you get to work on getting to sleep.
Read About Sleep
Explore Sleep Research Articles and Resources
- The National Sleep Foundationopens a new window has an abundance of information available about a wide range of sleep topics, sleep disorders, and sleep solutions. They even have a free, downloadable Sleep Diaryopens a new window to help you track your snoozing.
- Sleep.orgopens a new window (by the National Sleep Foundation) also has lots of articles about sleep health as it relates to ageopens a new window, where you sleepopens a new window, lifestyleopens a new window, and scienceopens a new window.
Films and Videos About Sleep and Dreams
Check out this mix of educational films and feature-length movies dealing with various topics relating to sleep and dreaming:
Music to Help You Sleep
Your library has lots of music to help you get to sleep, both in CD format and streaming online with hoopla.