also known as: Libraries, Reminiscence Activities, Reminiscence Boxes.
Memory boxes are themed collections of objects used to share experiences or recall a particular period of time. They can be used by a wide range of people such as schoolchildren and people in residential homes, to bring the past to life.
About the Memory Boxes
Memory boxes are excellent for group
activities in Northumberland. Community groups can use memory
boxes for a shared journey recollecting memories which connects the
past to the present and brings people of different generations
Memory boxes can be loaned by:
- Residential care homes
- Health workers
- Community Groups
The memory boxes contain themed items to help with
reminiscence activities. The themes are:
Click here to view the contents of each box in the library
Borrowing a Memory Box
Boxes are kept at Morpeth Library, but can be borrowed by
any adult member of Northumberland Libraries from any
To book a box, complete this memory box
booking form, then either:
Hand the form in at your local library.
Send to Shirley Cross at Morpeth Library, or by
emailing to email@example.com
Fees and Charges
Free two week loan (you need to be a library member -
click here to join).
Memory boxes can be
renewed once unless they have been requested by another