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Living with dementia: support from your local library

Reminiscence groups

There are reminiscence groups at many of our libraries:

LibraryName of GroupFrequencyTimes
Blandford Library Memory Lane Last Thursday of the month 2pm - 3pm
Christchurch Library and Learning Centre Reminiscence Group Last Tuesday of the month 10.30am - 12 noon
Corfe Mullen Childrens Centre and Library Reminiscence Group First Friday of the month 2pm - 4pm
Dorchester Library and Learning Centre Reminiscence - come and recall bygone days Last Friday of the month 11am - 12 noon
Ferndown Library Reminiscence Third Friday of the month 2.15pm - 3.15pm
Portland Tophill library Reminiscence Last Thursday of the month 2pm to 3pm
Shaftesbury Library Reminiscence Group Once a month Please contact Library for dates.
Sherborne Library Down Memory Lane Last Friday of the month 2pm - 3pm
Swanage Library Reminiscence Every other Thursday Please contact Library for dates
Upton Library and Children's Centre (outreach base) Reminiscence Third Wednesday of the month 10.15am - 10.45am
Verwood Library Reminiscence - busy hands and minds Third Monday of the month 2.15pm - 3.45pm
Wimborne Library Do you remember? Last Thursday of every other month 2pm - 3pm

Carers' support

LibraryName of GroupFrequencyTimes
Corfe Mullen Childrens Centre and Library Carers' support group First Friday of the month 2pm to 4pm
Weymouth Library Carers' event Second Thursday of the month 10am to 11.30am

Walking for Health

LibraryName of GroupFrequencyTimes
Highcliffe Library Walking for Health Every Monday 10am to 11.30am (walk starts at 10.30, coffee from 10am)

Books on prescription

Reading Well Books on prescription helps you to understand and manage your health and wellbeing using self-help reading. The scheme is endorsed by health professionals.  Find further information and reading lists.

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