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Mood Boosting Books
Reading Well Books on Prescription* for common mental health conditions
Reading Well Books on Prescription for Dementia*
Check availability at local libraries -
Large print books
Book lists and resources are available from Reading Well.
*Free requests on these titles.
Check availability at local libraries:-
Book lists and reources are available from Reading Well.
*Free requests on these titles.
Useful Websites
Out and About
Other Useful Books and Resources
'Little Books' series by Dr Chris Williams which use Cognitive Behavioral Techniques (CBT) to help with a range of problems.
The Yellow Book created by those with experience of mental health challenges and endorsed by professionals. A website with book suggestions for parents or anyone working with children with physical or emotional problems.
Leicestershire Libraries are free to join and free to use. All the county’s libraries have a good range of health resources and information. Leicestershire's larger libraries have Community Health and Wellbeing Collections which contain extra health and well-being books and DVDs.
Leicestershire Libraries with Health and Wellbeing Collections are:

Shared Reading Group Pilot Project

The Reader Organisation in partnership with Leicestershire Public Health and Library Services
Weekly Make Friends With A Book groups                 Jan 2015
Library Day and Time Run by trained Shared Reading Practitioners
Birstall Tuesday 1.30-3.00 Giovanna Marasco and Bernadette O’Leary
Blaby Thursday 1.30-3.00 Karen Green
Coalville Tuesday 1.00-2.30 Ingrid Davison & Kath Hewitt
Glenfield Friday 10.30-12.00 Julie Smith
Hinckley Tuesday 1.30-3.00 Lindsay Orton
Melton Monday 10.30-12.00 Anita Phillips
Oadby Friday 10.00-11.30 Hilary Whitesman
Wigston Wednesday 10.30-12.00 Nicky Bennison
Health and Wellbeing

Page Last Updated: 30 January 2015