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Health and wellbeing

We’re the only library service in the UK with a dedicated wellbeing service, providing drop-ins, reading lists and links to other resources to help you with your wellbeing.

Books on Prescription

Reading Well Books on Prescription helps you manage your well–being using self–help reading. It’s supported by the Department of Health, several professional bodies and Mind.

Health & wellbeing events

We host and organise events that help you discuss and improve your health and wellbeing. From Open Space drop-ins to wellbeing workshops.

Open Space drop-in groups

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Informal drop-ins for anybody interested in their mental health and wellbeing, as well as families and carers.

Phone a Friend service

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Arrange a friendly and informal phone call for anyone feeling isolated or struggling during lockdown.