Get Involved with Books on Prescription Day

21 September 2016

In the lead up to World Mental Health Day on 10 October 2016 the Australian Library and Information Association is seeking your help to compile a list of Australia’s top mood boosting books. The list will be released during Australia’s Mental Health Week, and used to support the Books on Prescription program (, which is being trialed in libraries in Central and Far Western New South Wales. Encourage your library staff and members to fill in the ALIA survey nominating their books and tell why those books lift the spirits. You can find the survey at 

In the meantime, James Bennett staff are also providing selection lists for libraries along similar lines. Please contact your account manager for further information.