Wandsworth Libraries Offer a Chance To Talk

New scheme providing anyone feeling isolated the opportunity for a chat

Talk about books, sport, gardening or any topic you choose
Talk about books, sport, gardening or any topic you choose


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Wandsworth Libraries have launched a new scheme in which anyone in the borough feeling lonely or isolated the chance to have a chat on the phone.

One of a trained team will ring anyone who would like the opportunity for a talk at a prearranged time and will be able to discuss a topic of your choosing.

The team says it is quite good on books, but also happy to talk about current affairs, sport, gardening or anything else that you’re interested in.

The Putney Wellbeing Friends sessions at Putney Library have had to be suspended during the pandemic as they met face to face but this provides an essential alternative allowing the digitally excluded to make a connection.

To find out more about the programme email Patrick.malone@gll.org or call Southfields Library on 020 8780 1945 or ask at your local Wandsworth library.

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February 26, 2021

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