Relax with a good book

SaTH Health Libraries are not just about medical and management titles.  We also have a range of leisure books to help you escape into another world.

Grab a biography.... get caught up in a murder ..... go off on an adventure ..... curl up with a romance.....

We even have a collection of "Quick Reads" to fit in with your busy life.  All the excitement  but in a short sharp format.

Relax and chill with a good book!


Healthy Lives Collections at Telford and Shrewsbury Health Libraries

Look out for promotions, displays, books and masses of handy take-away leaflets on a variety of health topics to help staff and patients maintain a healthy lifestyle.

For example:

  • Diet and diabetes
  • Giving up smoking
  • Mindfulness
  • Dementia
  • and much more...

Come along and investigate our Healthy Lives collections for lots of information to help maintain a better style of living.

Flash Cards available to borrow from Telford Health Library

Boxes of themed flashcards are available to borrow from SaTH Health Libraries.  They are packs of short sharp facts to help you gain skills quickly and easily – ideal study aids.  They are perfect for revision or to update your skills base. Titles include:

Gray’s Anatomy for Students

Netter’s Anatomy

Netter’s Physiology

Case Cards – common consulting challenges

Visit our catalogue to request and renew titles.



Reminiscence Boxes to borrow

Borrow reminiscence books and themed boxes to use with an individual or a group.  They are ideal for people with Alzheimer’s or dementia.

Accessible and entertaining, they improve engagement between staff and patients, evoking memories and encouraging communication.

Themed boxes include: The Garden, Childhood, The Beach and Household





Check out the full list of available books in the “Pictures to Share” series

Ebooks available for instant download

Shrewsbury and Telford Health Libraries offer access to thousands of e-Books covering a whole range of topics - ideal for reading on the go! Trusted content from authoritative scholarly sources and on a wide range of health related subjects.  Search the e-Books collection by keyword to read online or download to your device.  You will need your OpenAthens log-in to access the titles.  Ask library staff if you need any help.

Browse the e-Book selection on our website