Get into Reading
What are shared reading groups?
- Shared reading groups are led by trained facilitators who read aloud, enabling everyone to enjoy the pleasure and benefits of personal connections with literature
- Groups inspire people to relax and listen to a range of great stories and poems, sharing responses as they wish
- Groups are small and friendly
- Carers are very welcome
- There is no pressure to read or talk
- Groups and refreshments are free
Feel Better With A Book Groups
"It’s a stimulating way to lift mood and meet others.” (Devon group member)
Enjoy the power of great stories and poems read aloud in a small friendly group. Relax and listen while a facilitator reads aloud from old and new stories and poems. Share responses over a cup of tea. These groups are for people wanting to lift their mood, and enjoy something new and supportive with others.
Where do Feel Better With A Book Groups meet?
|Bideford||Wednesdays 10.30 -12noon||01237 476075|
|Exeter||Thursdays 10.30 - 12noon||01392 384218|
|Ilfracombe||Thursdays 10-11.30am||01271 862388.|
|Tavistock||Wednesdays 2 - 3.30pm||01822 612218|
|Totnes||Fridays 10.30 - 12noon||01803 862210|
Library Memory Groups
"This group has turned me around” (Devon group member)
The groups are for people with memory loss and their carers. Relax and listen to great stories and poems read aloud to you in a small friendly group.
Where do Library Memory Groups groups meet?
|Barnstaple||Tuesday 10.30-12noon||01271 388593|
|Exmouth||Wednesdays 3 - 4.30pm||01395 272677.|
|Ivybridge||Wednesdays 10.30 -12noon||01752 893140|
|Sidmouth||Mondays 3.00 - 4.30pm||01395 512192|
How can I find out more?
Contact Colin Bray, Service Development Officer with Libraries Unlimited: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit - The Reader Organisation website