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05 June 2018

Book jacket composite - Reading Well for mental health

A shareable composite image of the covers of the Reading Well for mental health booklist.

05 June 2018

Image bank - Reading Well for mental health

A collection of photos that can be used on local library and health websites to promote the Reading Well for mental health.

05 June 2018

Adaptable PowerPoint presentation - Reading Well for mental health

An adaptable PowerPoint presentation for commissioning Reading Well for mental health.

05 June 2018

Booklist and format availability - Reading Well for mental health

A list of titles on the Reading Well for mental health booklist and which formats they are available in.

05 June 2018

Branding guidelines - Reading Well for mental health

This document provides visual guidelines and the key descriptor and message for the Reading Well for mental health scheme.

05 June 2018

Commissioning guide - Reading Well for mental health

This document provides information about Reading Well for mental health for health commissioners. It includes case studies showing how libraries can work with public health to deliver the scheme.

05 June 2018

Health professional letter template - Reading Well for mental health

A template letter library staff can send to health professionals to establish partnerships to deliver Reading Well for mental health.

05 June 2018

Overview of the books - Reading Well for mental health

A detailed overview of the titles on the Reading Well for mental health list, including background information, formats and publication dates.

05 June 2018

Animated GIF - Reading Well for mental health

Reading Well for mental health animated GIF. Perfect to use on social media.

05 June 2018

Plasma screen artwork - Reading Well for mental health

Artwork promoting the Reading Well for mental health scheme, which can be used on plasma screens in libraries and GP surgeries.

05 June 2018

Social media graphic - Reading Well for mental health

Reading Well for mental health artwork for use on social media.

05 June 2018

Interactive prescriber leaflet - Reading Well for mental health

A digital version of the user leaflet for Reading Well for mental health. The prescriber can digitally select titles from the list, then print the leaflet. The leaflet also provides information about how the scheme works, resources available in your local...

05 June 2018

Promotional dumpbin artwork - Reading Well for mental health

Artwork for library dumpbins for the Reading Well for mental health list.

05 June 2018

Book selection framework - Reading Well for mental health

The book selection framework for the new Reading Well for mental health list, launching in June 2018.

05 June 2018

Book selection protocol - Reading Well for mental health

A guide to the selection protocol for the 2018 Reading Well for mental health booklist.

05 June 2018

Background information - Reading Well for mental health

Background information to the Reading Well for mental health scheme.

05 June 2018

Health Information Week 2018 ideas postcard

Ideas for promoting Health Information Week 2018 from Health Education England.

05 June 2018

Summary brochure - Libraries Deliver: Ambition for Public Libraries in England 2016 to 2021

A summary brochure of the government’s Libraries Taskforce report on public libraries. Libraries Deliver: Ambition sets out the government’s and Taskforce’s vision for, and commitment to, public libraries in England and provides a focus for joint action. The full report is available...

22 May 2018

Big Bones by Laura Dockrill - Live out loud: Secondary School resources packs and competition

This resource pack is based on Big Bones, a vibrant and bold teen novel from writer and performance poet Laura Dockrill. It is a coming-of-age story about self-appreciation, body-confidence and learning how to love yourself and others – and it will...

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers recommend to a friend bookmarks: Wales

Children taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge can colour in these Mischief Makers bookmarks and fill them out to recommend books to friends. Follow the linked resource below to download the bookmarks in English. Please note: This is a locked resource...

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers reader review bookmarks

Children can choose a character and use these bookmarks to review their Summer Reading Challenge reads. Available in colour and black and white options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

22 May 2018

Mischief Makers name tags

Children can choose a character and use these tags to chart their progress on Summer Reading Challenge wall displays. Available in colour and black and white options. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer...

18 May 2018

Mischief Makers Treasure Hunt

Download a pdf version of the Mischief Makers character treasure hunt. This bundle contains 10 colour character sheets for you to print and hide, plus an activity sheet for children to fill in as they find each character (available in...

17 May 2018

"Ask Me About" Mischief Makers badges

Download these badges for library staff and volunteers. They can be printed on to self-adhesive paper. Please note: this is a locked resource for library authorities participating in the 2018 Summer Reading Challenge

16 May 2018

Children's University Learning Destination Poster

The Summer Reading Challenge is a nationally validated learning activity and libraries are recognised Learning Destinations. Download this official Children’s University Learning Destination poster to display in your library.

16 May 2018

Children's University

Find out how children can earn Children’s University hours by taking part in the Summer Reading Challenge and Chatterbooks groups.

15 May 2018

RHS I Can Grow a Sunflower - Sunflower colouring sheet

“This is a wonderful first gardening book for young children that perfectly captures the magic of growing a beautiful plant from a tiny seed.” Jamie Butterworth, RHS Ambassador A delightful introduction to plant life and nature, as little ones get hands-on to...

09 May 2018

2016/17 evaluation infographic

Infographic showing the results of the 2016/17 evaluation of Reading Well

09 May 2018

Universal Health Offer Infographic

Infographic detailing the work of the SCL Universal Health Offer

07 May 2018

City vs. Country

Do you prefer being in the city or the countryside? We’ve selected some of our favourite books about urban and rural spaces.