A week of events in local libraries in Denbighshire has been planned to celebrate the central role libraries play at the heart of their communities.
Denbigh Library will host the launch in Denbighshire of the pioneering Reading Well Books on Prescription: Dementia scheme to support people living with dementia and their carers and families. It offers a booklist of medically approved books which can be prescribed by GPs and other health and care service, and borrowed from local libraries. The event, which is open to all to attend is at 2.00pm on Monday October 8th.
Prestatyn Library will host a book launch on Wednesday October 10th 12.00-2.00pm for the Welsh language edition of “Everything’s changing” a book to support young people dealing with bereavement, by local author and expert Ann Atkins.
At Ruthin Library on Wednesday October 10th at 7.30pm, there is an opportunity to explore authors and books from India with other readers, and the following day Thursday October 11th at 2.00pm Kevin Duffy will be running a Mindfulness taster session also at Ruthin Library.
Volunteer park warden Keith Hulse will give a talk on the Snowdon Story at St Asaph Library on Wednesday October 10th 2.00pm, explaining how enjoying the natural environment benefits your wellbeing.
Throughout the week too the regular activities will be running, such as Talking Points, Bookstart Rhymetimes, reading groups, and support and advice sessions. Why not call in to your local library to find out what’s on offer there?
Libraries Week takes place 8-13th October to celebrate the nation’s much-loved libraries. In 2018, with a focus on wellbeing, libraries across the country are showcasing how they bring communities together, combat loneliness, provide a space for reading and creativity and support people with their mental health.
Posted on Friday 5th October 2018