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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

Thursday 29 November special WWI themed session

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

Friday 2 November special WWI session

First Friday of the month 2pm - 4pm
Dorchester Library and Learning Centre

Reminiscence - come and recall bygone days

Friday 30 November special WWI themed session

Last Friday of the month 11am - 12 noon
Ferndown Library

Reminiscence

Friday 16 November special WWI themed session

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

Thursday 15 November special WWI themed session 10am - 12noon

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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