The Reminiscence Collection is held at Redhill library for professionals working in the field of elderly care and those who care for elderly people at home.
The collection consists of a wide range of materials for use in reminiscence therapy. It includes music, DVDs, flashcards, posters, toys and books: textbooks, activity books and themed books for browsing. The collection aims to stimulate memories of life from the 1920s onwards.
To become a registered user a care worker should visit any Surrey library with:
A paper catalogue of the collection will then be provided, together with instructions on how to reserve and collect items.
Carers may borrow up to 12 items for a period of six weeks. Items may be reserved online, using card number and PIN, or by email or telephone.
The collection may be viewed by appointment only.
For further information about the collections and details of how to become a registered user, please contact Enquiries Directon 01483 543599.