COVID-19 Support Resources

COVID-19 Library Support Resources 

BorrowBox App (audio books and electronic books) and print mood boosting books 

Screenshot showing the front covers of various BorrowBox books (audio and electronic)

We have a range of self-help and mood-boosting-books for you to borrow and download to your mobile device. These are available as print, audio or e-books are available via the library or the BorrowBox App.  

Digital Reading Group

Front cover of Sofia Khan is Not Obliged
The #ESTHReadingGroup is going digital.  Copies of our next book called “Sofia Khan is Not Obliged” by Ayisha Malik are available as an electronic book or as an audiobook via the Borrowbox app.  The group will be using a WhatsApp Group and an email list to discuss the book virtually.  If you are interested in joining please contact us at:

If you have already read “Sofia Khan is Not Obliged” please share your thoughts about the book at:


Pastoral, drop-in or support sessions 

Both libraries can and are being used for regular pastoral, drop-in or support sessions for healthcare staff.  Contact the team at to book the space at either site.  We have a selection of mindfulness activities including adult colouring books.

Free access to wellbeing apps for all NHS staff

Headspace logo


A number of health and wellbeing apps including HeadspaceUnmind, Sleepio and Daylight are now available free for all NHS staff until the end of December 2020. 

For more information about how to sign up click here.



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