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Trauma-Informed Libraries: Collection Development


Web Resources for Patrons

Kits to Have or Loan

Tools and Kits for dealing with different trauma, medical issues, aging, and anxiety can be purchased or created by libraries to have on hand or to lend. The items below can be used for soothing people with a variety of trauma-related conditions.

**Consulted with care navigators from Eddy Alzheimer's services on the items.

Mindfulness Kit

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  • Backpack (34 x 42 cm.) and zippered pencil case (11 x 20 cm. ) ($10.00)
  • Yoga cards (13 x 18 cm.) ($15.00)
  • Chime and mallet (19 cm.) ($10.00)
  • Bubbler (6 x 15 cm.) ($8.00)
  • Handful of Quiet book ($10.00) (16 cm.)
  • Silence book (27 cm.) ($10.00)
  • Calm with the Very Hungry Caterpillar book (18 cm.) ($9.00), (25 cm.) ($2.00)

The Healing Library Kits

Collection Items/"Library of Things"

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