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 Aberdeen City Libraries has developed Healthy Reading collections with input from NHS Grampian professionals and local health care organisations. The collections consist of self-help, biographical and fiction titles in a variety of formats including e-books and e-audiobooks to support individuals, their friends and family and those with an interest in the subjects. You will find titles in a variety of formats including some e-books and e-audiobooks.

The collections cover a broad range of topics that is based upon feedback from library customers and NHS health statistics. We review the collections on a regular basis to ensure they are both current and meeting customer needs. In order to deliver a relevant health information service we provide the following opportunities for you to give us feedback and suggestions:

  • Provide feedback about a book in the collection by filling out this survey online (paper copies available) 
  • General suggestions, comments, queries email us at  Health Info

For more information download our Healthy Reading Collection leaflet and take a look at the suggested Reading Lists.

Suggested Reading Lists

The following downloadable lists offer suggestions of books from the healthy reading collection along with a selection of themed web links. For more general online health information visit our  Information Web Links.


Our pages should not be seen as a replacement for seeking medical assistance when you require it. In Grampian there are a range of services available to help you get the right medical assistance when you are ill, injured or living with a long term condition. Visit  Know Who To Turn To to find out more on the range of services available and how to access them.  

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