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Resources

04 May 2021

Wild World Heroes Core Pack Guide

A comprehensive guide to the Wild World Heroes Reading Challenge Core Pack poster and stickers. All illustrations © Heath Mckenzie 2021 Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the Summer Reading Challenge 2021. Libraries should contact their...

14 April 2021

Library staff social prescribing toolkit

A toolkit has been created to help library staff develop their social prescribing offer. It includes an overview of social prescribing, and guidance on working with partners and Link Workers locally. This toolkit will be published in April 2021.

14 April 2021

Reading Well Staff Training Presentation

This presentation can be used to train staff on the Reading Well programme and library health offer.

14 April 2021

Workplace Wellbeing Toolkit

This toolkit has been created by The Reading Agency to support workplace wellbeing through the power of reading.

14 April 2021

Student Wellbeing Toolkit

This toolkit has been created by The Reading Agency to support student wellbeing through the power of reading.

14 April 2021

Library Staff Wellbeing Toolkit

This toolkit has been created by The Reading Agency to support library staff wellbeing in the workplace through the power of reading.

14 April 2021

Mental Health Awareness Week 2021: Library Toolkit

A library toolkit to use for Mental Health Awareness Week 10-16 May. - Ideas to support libraries to deliver activities and campaigns around mental health, wellbeing, nature and the environment. - Template social media copy to help you spread the...

26 March 2021

Reading Friends Tips for Managing Group Dynamics

This resource contains tips about managing group dynamics, challenging conversations and scenarios in a Reading Friends session.

25 March 2021

Reading Friends Presentation for Partners

Share this Powerpoint presentation with partners to explain the Key Principles of Reading Friends and what activities you’re running.

17 March 2021

Reading Friends Tips for New and Prospective Parents

This resource contains tips for running Reading Friends with new and prospective parents, important things to consider, and the types of reading materials you could include. Use this resource when planning and delivering a Reading Friends session with new mums,...

02 March 2021

Reading Friends Tips for Managing Group Phone Calls

This resource contains tips to prepare for, set up and deliver Reading Friends sessions using group phone calls. This resource has advice on different conference call platforms you could use, ideas on how to structure a group phone call session...

18 February 2021

How To Access Reading Friends Resources With Your Passport Account

A brief information sheet to help you access Reading Friends resources with your passport account.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training

Click here for our short videos for Reading Befrienders. There are five altogether that you can access using the link below (Vimeo). The training will be provided in other formats so watch this space! Please use Chrome to access. Watch the...

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 1

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 1. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 2

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 2. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 3

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 3. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 4

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 4. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 5

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 5. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training videos

Click here to take a look at our short Coordinator training videos. There are five altogether that you access from the link below. You can also read the PDFs – they are accessible as separate resources. Please use Chrome to...

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 1

Coordinator training: PDF of video 1. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 2

Coordinator training: PDF of video 2. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 3

Coordinator training: PDF of video 3. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 4

Coordinator training: PDF of video 4. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 5

Coordinator training: PDF of video 5. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

10 January 2021

Reading Befriender Training MP3 of video 1

MP3 version of Reading Befriender Training video 1. You can listen to this information instead of watching the video.

10 January 2021

Reading Befriender Training MP3 of video 2

MP3 version of Reading Befriender Training video 2. You can listen to this information instead of watching the video.

10 January 2021

Reading Befriender Training MP3 of video 3

MP3 version of Reading Befriender Training video 3. You can listen to this information instead of watching the video.

10 January 2021

Reading Befriender Training MP3 of video 4

MP3 version of Reading Befriender Training video 4. You can listen to this information instead of watching the video.

10 January 2021

Reading Befriender Training MP3 of video 5

MP3 version of Reading Befriender Training video 5. You can listen to this information instead of watching the video.

11 December 2020

Social prescribing infographic

Library social prescribing offer infographic, customizable for a local service context.