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Libraries can have a positive impact on your life, health and wellbeing offering great sources of information and opportunities to learn new skills and join in group activities.
General health information and referral access to Health Libraries
Free assisted on-line access
Facilities, resources and equipment suitable for people with disabilities, such as visual impairment
Strong links with leisure and fitness centres
Books for pleasure that improve wellbeing
The Society of Chief Librarians (Wales) has prepared this report in order to demonstrate the role public libraries have in relation to health, wellbeing and social benefits. SCL Wales believe this potential requires greater recognition and explanation within health and social care strategies and priorities.