Naturally Mindful – Wellbeing with Nature

We invite you to seek wellbeing in nature by dipping into our new Naturally Mindful collection of 12 books that explore the benefits of spending time outdoors. This collection will help you find your way as you start to explore the many, myriad ways of relaxing in nature. Whether you’re keen to try Shinrin-yoku, better… Continue reading Naturally Mindful – Wellbeing with Nature

Digital Readers – March 2020

Due to technical difficulties we've had to change the book our online reading group will be reading/listening to in March. Sal by Mich Kitson will instead be April's book; as per the vote that took place in February. Because of this, the book that we will read/listen to in March is...

Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020

2-8 March marks the week of eating disorders awareness 2020; a time when we fight the stereotypes and stigma around eating disorders. It's not just middle class, young, white woman and girls who can develop an eating disorder - it's something that can affect anyone and everyone no matter age, gender, ethnicity, background or sexuality. The stereotypes… Continue reading Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2020

World Book Day 2020

This is the 23rd year there’s been a World Book Day, and on 5 March 2020, children of all ages will come together to appreciate reading. Very loudly and very happily. The main aim of World Book Day in the UK and Ireland is to encourage children to explore the pleasures of books and reading… Continue reading World Book Day 2020

Harry Potter and the translated books

To celebrate Harry Potter Book Night 2020 you will now be able to borrow and read the Harry Potter series in seven languages! That's right; you can know read these magical stories in French, German, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Chinese - both traditional and simplified kanji.

Reading Well for children

Reading Well for children will support the mental health and wellbeing of children, providing children and their families and carers with information, advice and support for coping with feelings and worries, daily life and getting through a tough time.The Reading Agency All the books on this list have been chosen by children and families, as well as a panel including colleagues from public libraries,… Continue reading Reading Well for children