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Memory Kits

Memory Kits are created specifically for people with dementia, memory loss, or cognitive impairment.

Each Memory Kit is a themed collection of materials that help individuals reminisce and create meaningful conversations. Materials include a variety of tactile objects, digital media, activities, and conversation starters. Kits also include resources to support caregivers and suggest ideas for ways to interact and connect.

Memory Kits are themed and include:
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • Animals
  • Birds and Birdwatching
  • Cars and Trains
  • Cats
  • Dogs
  • Farming
  • Gardening and Flowers
  • Hobbies
  • Homemaker
  • Vacations
  • Working in an Office

Loan period-14 days. These kits must be returned in person to any location; please do not put them in a library book drop.

Click here to find available Memory Kits.

Contents of the Gardening and Flowers Kit

Outreach Services

The Mansfield/Richland County Public Library takes materials and programs into the community to serve those unable to come to the Library.

These services include Lobby Stops at senior living facilities, Books by Mail for those physically unable to access library materials, and more.