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Wokingham Libraries Helping to Support the Emotional Needs of Local Children

Wokingham Libraries Helping to Support the Emotional Needs of Local Children

12 June 2019
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Wokingham libraries are pleased to announce that they have been working in partnership with Relax Kids Wokingham, one of the leading experts in child relaxation training, classes and resources, to create booklists for parents of primary aged children to help support their emotional needs, mental health and physical wellbeing.

       

Across all the libraries within Wokingham Borough we are now able to offer range of books covering subjects including feelings and emotions, worries and anxiety, self-esteem and confidence and resilience, as well as growth mindset, coping skills and relaxation.

       

Alison Sellers, from Relax Kids Wokingham, said, “I have really enjoyed working with Wokingham Borough Libraries on this project and feel so happy that children and families, in and around Wokingham are supported in this way”.

       

Cllr Parry Batth, executive member for environment and leisure said, “We are very grateful to Alison from Relax Kids Wokingham for working with our dedicated libraries team to help us support the needs of our young residents”.

     

A variety of books about the brain such as ‘Your fantastic elastic brain’ ‘Little meerkats big panic’ and about anxiety and coping skills such as; ‘Hey warrior’ ‘The kids guide to being awesome and staying in control’ have all been added to the recommended list, as well as books about relaxation, mindfulness, meditation such as; ‘Breathe like a bear’ ‘Sitting still like a frog’ ‘Ladybirds remarkable relaxation’ ‘Story Massage’ ‘Little Stars’ ‘Calm Kids’.

       

For a full list of all the books now available help support their emotional needs, mental health and physical wellbeing, please visit our website


All of the recommended titles can be borrowed from Wokingham Borough Libraries /wokingham.spydus.co.uk or visit www.wokingham.gov.uk/libraries


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