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Resources

01 February 2022

Reading Befriender Training 1 PDF (Welsh)

Reading Befriender PDF of training video 1 in Welsh: What is Reading Friends?

01 February 2022

Reading Befriender Training 3 PDF (Welsh)

Reading Befriender PDF of training video 3 in Welsh: help everyone get involved

01 February 2022

Reading Befriender Training 4 PDF (Welsh)

Reading Befriender PDF of training video 4 in Welsh: What happens next

01 February 2022

Reading Befriender Training 5 PDF (Welsh)

Reading Befriender PDF of training video 1 in Welsh: Distance Befriending Good Practice

21 January 2022

Reading Friends project starter checklist

A handy checklist of things you’ll need to consider when setting up a new Reading Friends project.

01 January 2022

Reading Friends project plan

Keep your Reading Friends project on track day-to-day with this editable plan for your key milestones. Please use Adobe Acrobat Reader to edit.

21 December 2021

Coordinator Training 1: What is Reading Friends? (Welsh)

Coordinator Training Powerpoint Presentation of video 1 – What is Reading Friends?

21 December 2021

Coordinator Training 2: A Reading Friends Session (Welsh)

Coordinator Training: Powerpoint Presentation of video 2 – A Reading Friends Session.

21 December 2021

Coordinator Training 3: Models and Learnings (Welsh)

Coordinator Training: Powerpoint Presentation of video 3 – Models and Learnings.

20 December 2021

Coordinator Training 4: Benefits and Resources (Welsh)

Coordinator Training: Powerpoint Presentation of video 4 – Benefits and Resources.

19 December 2021

Coordinator Training 5: Impact and Evaluation (Welsh)

Coordinator training: Powerpoint Presentation of video 5 – Impact and Evaluation.

10 October 2021

Reading Friends Project Toolkit for England

Click here for the Toolkit It contains practical information about how to get going, what is involved in local delivery, and how to maintain a safe and effective project. Use your Reading Agency Passport Account to access through the link...

14 April 2021

Library staff social prescribing toolkit

A toolkit has been created to help library staff develop their social prescribing offer. It includes an overview of social prescribing, and guidance on working with partners and Link Workers locally. This toolkit will be published in April 2021.

26 March 2021

Reading Friends Tips for Managing Group Dynamics

This resource contains tips about managing group dynamics, challenging conversations and scenarios in a Reading Friends session.

25 March 2021

Reading Friends Presentation for Partners

Share this Powerpoint presentation with partners to explain the Key Principles of Reading Friends and what activities you’re running.

17 March 2021

Reading Friends Tips for New and Prospective Parents

This resource contains tips for running Reading Friends with new and prospective parents, important things to consider, and the types of reading materials you could include. Use this resource when planning and delivering a Reading Friends session with new mums,...

02 March 2021

Reading Friends Tips for Managing Group Phone Calls

This resource contains tips to prepare for, set up and deliver Reading Friends sessions using group phone calls. This resource has advice on different conference call platforms you could use, ideas on how to structure a group phone call session...

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training

Click here for our short videos for Reading Befrienders (for those leading/supporting sessions). There are five altogether that you can access using the link below (Vimeo). You can also read the PDFs – they are accessible as separate resources. Please...

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 1

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 1. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 2

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 2. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 3

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 3. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 4

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 4. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

25 January 2021

Reading Befriender training PDF of video 5

PDF version of Reading Befriender training video 5. You can read this information instead of watching the video.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training videos

Click here to take a look at our short Coordinator training videos. There are five altogether that you access from the link below. You can also read the PDFs – they are accessible as separate resources. Please use Chrome to...

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 1

Coordinator training: PDF of video 1. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 2

Coordinator training: PDF of video 2. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 3

Coordinator training: PDF of video 3. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 4

Coordinator training: PDF of video 4. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

21 January 2021

Coordinator training PDF of video 5

Coordinator training: PDF of video 5. It is still worth watching the short videos as they contain more information.

10 January 2021

Reading Befriender Training MP3 of video 1

MP3 version of Reading Befriender Training video 1. You can listen to this information instead of watching the video.