The Therese Brady Library launched a Bereavement Bibliotherapy Booklet on March 9th during Library Ireland week. A very big thank you goes out to everyone who came along on the night to find out more about the Library’s collection and services. It was great to see representatives from both the library and the bereavement support community.
The booklet, which brings together lists of suggested titles and online resources around specific types of bereavement can be obtained in hard copy by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org or can be downloaded from the Irish Hospice Foundation website (under bereavement/getting help) or by clicking HERE
Bibliotherapy is the practice of reading recommended books to aid the therapeutic process. The Irish Hospice Foundation library holds a large collection of bereavement support books and personal stories of bereavement and loss of which a short list of recommended titles for various types of bereavement has been drawn up and compiled in a booklet which will be made available to health and public libraries as well as bereavement support groups.
The launch will take place in the Hospice Foundation, Morrision Chambers, 32 Nassau St and guests will also have the opportunity to tour the library and to learn more about the library collection and services.
All are welcome along on the night – the event will take place between 6 and 8 and light refreshments will be provided. If you would like to come please email email@example.com
For more information about other events during Library Ireland Week have a look at the Library Ireland Week event calender.