Health and well-being - how libraries can help

Information and services

Independent skills in Surrey Libraries

A series of courses to teach skills that support independence.

Reading Friends

A befriending programme developed by the Reading Agency, delivered in partnership with community organisations, including libraries.

Our LGBTQ+ library collections

Our lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender virtual collection

Reading Well

Books for those experiencing mild to moderate mental health problems

Dementia support in libraries

Surrey Libraries are committed to providing whatever support they can for those with dementia or a memory impairment.

Domestic abuse support

The support available in libraries to victims of domestic abuse. Information and resources in a safe environment.

Reminiscence collection

A collection for those who care for the elderly, professionally or personally

Library Direct Service

For people who have difficulty getting to a library due to ill health, disability, mobility problems or caring responsibilities

Library services for people with disabilities

Support for those with hearing, visual or mobility difficulties

Social care and health

Surrey County Council's social care services for adults and children

Supporting refugees

A summary of the resources available to refugees and their supporters from Surrey's libraries and the wider library community.

Health and activity trackers available to borrow from Surrey libraries

Borrow an Activity tracker to help motivate you to move more and improve your health and wellbeing.

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