Well-Being @ Work

Health Lives collectionWe have a range of resources to help you relax and stay healthy, including our Leisure Collections and Healthy Lives Collections, as well as resources for locating health information.

Patient and Consumer Health Information

Visit our Find Information for Patients page to search a range of quality-assured information resources to help you manage your health, as well as view the latest health news.

Leisure Collection

We have collections of leisure reading books in both of our libraries, that include a range of novels, biographies and non-fiction titles at both sites. These are loaned for 28 days, and no fines are charged.

We accept donations of good quality books, so please feel free to pass on to us titles you’ve enjoyed and want to share with colleagues.

Leisure Collection books

Enjoy a title from our selection of fiction, biography and non-fiction books, without having to worry about fines

Healthy Lives Collection

We have collection in both our libraries with a range of books and other resources to help you manage your own health, and that of your family.

Colouring Books

photoColouring books designed with adults in mind are a good way to relieve stress and anxiety. We have several available in our libraries near our Healthy Lives collections for you to use.


We have a regularly changing displays in the Learning Centre at Shrewsbury, showcasing resources to support current health initiatives. If you have a health initiative you’d like to promote, we’d be happy to consider it.


  • The Reading Room
    The Reading Room tells the story of Leanne Chalmers, a former minor TV celebrity and Interior Designer who changes her name to Lily and moves with her friend Babs and Bab’s daugther Cassie from London to a village in Lancashire…Read more ›
  • Amy’s Diary by Maureen Lee
    We’ve been reading another Quick Read this month. Amy’s Diary is set in Liverpool during World War II and tells the story of Amy, who receives a diary as an 18th birthday present the day that War is declared. She…Read more ›
  • The Auschwitz Violin
    This month’s Book Club book is The Auschwitz Violin, by Maria Àngels Anglada. The story starts in 1991 with a violinist playing in a concert in Krakow, staying after his trio finish their part to listen to a orchestra, his…Read more ›