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Health and wellbeing forms an important part of our libraries offer for the people of East Riding of Yorkshire

Our libraries act as community hubs, bringing people from towns and rural communities together in safe and welcoming environments and are regularly used by those looking for company and support, helping to tackle social isolation and loneliness.

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Visit our eBooks website and browse the collections for Reading Well: Dementia

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Download the interactive leaflet (pdf) where you can select titles in the list and print it off.

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Take a trip down memory lane at your local East Riding Library. 

Use our great range of memory boxes containing items such as photographs, books and even food packaging to relive the sights and sounds of days gone by.

Reminiscence is a social group for older people to meet new friends and have fun sharing stories. Reminiscence is also proven to be beneficial for those living with Dementia and their carers, and is endorsed by the Alzheimer’s society. 

Contact your local library for details on your nearest session.

Shelf Help for Young People Shelf Help for Young People

Shelf help for young people is a collection of books that can help you cope with the pressures of life, boost your confidence and help you with difficult feelings and experiences.

The books have all been chosen by young people and health experts. They contain information and advice as well as personal stories about dealing with feelings such as anxiety, depression or stress, experiences such as bullying, and tips and ideas to help you understand and manage your emotions as well as cope with difficult situations.

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Small sample selection of books to the right.

See all the books

Visit our eBooks website and browse the collections for Shelf Help for Young People 

Find out how to borrow eBooks

Need a PIN or forgot your PIN?

Download the interactive leaflet (pdf) where you can select titles in the list and print it off.

 

Reading Well for people with long term conditions Reading Well for people with long term conditions

 

Small sample selection of books below. 

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Visit our eBooks website and browse the collections for Reading Well for Long Term Conditions.

Find out how to borrow eBooks

Need a PIN or forgot your PIN?

Download the interactive leaflet (pdf) where you can select titles in the list and print it off.

 


 

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Reading Well for mental health provides helpful information and support for managing common mental health conditions, or dealing with difficult feelings and experiences.

Some books also include personal stories from people who are living with or caring for someone with mental health needs.