Reminiscence collection

Bringing memories to life.

This collection can help families and carers to remember the past and share experiences.

It’s free to borrow. Browse our online catalogue, ask at your local library or email us at

Included are:

  • Books about reminiscence therapy.
  • Books of activities and photos for many decades.
  • Sensory objects for people with visual or hearing impairments.
  • Large jigsaw puzzles.
  • Memory boxes containing books, pictures and fun items from an era.
  • ‘Rummage boxes’ of objects and pictures from the past to bring back memories and spark conversation.

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