Shropshire Council

Shared memory bags

An object, a photograph, some music, a word - sometimes it takes a trigger to bring memories flooding back…

Shared memory bags are just that – an easily portable collection of items, books and activities to share at home or in a group to prompt conversationYou can borrow a shared memory bag from Shropshire Libraries free of charge for three weeks using your library card.

There are currently 22 titles available. Themes include:

  • Music
  • Family Life
  • Travelling
  • Sporting Life
  • Seaside
  • Childhood Days
  • Countryside

There is also a dual language English/Welsh bag.

These bags have been developed with the help of a range of organisations across Shropshire.

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