The library collection is based in the Melbourne eastern suburb of Ringwood and includes publications about dementia, as well as games and various items such as:
The Brotherhood developed and manages the collection, which is held at Realm in Ringwood – Maroondah City Council’s library and cultural centre.
To borrow from the Dementia Resources Library you will need to first join Eastern Regional Libraries which is free, and then pay an annual fee to become a member of the Dementia Resources Library.
To join or to make a donation to the library please email drl(at)erl.vic.gov.au, phone (03) 9800 6430 or visit the library web page.
Financial donations and donations of resources are most welcome.
Browse the collection here to put items on hold for collection during the hours listed on that page. Delivery can be arranged in certain circumstances.
Items can be borrowed by people living with dementia, as well as family members, friends and professional care workers.
Dementia Resources Library, 179 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood, Victoria (opposite Ringwood train station near Eastland Shopping centre)
Phone: (03) 9800 6430 Email: drl(at)erl.vic.gov.au
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Acknowledgement of country
The Brotherhood of St Laurence acknowledges and recognises the Traditional Owners of the land upon which we live and work, and we pay our respects to their Elders both past and present.