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Memory Boxes

A range of Memory Boxes

A range of Memory Boxes

What is a Memory Box? Find out more about themes and boxes.

Memory boxes are all based on a particular theme, chosen in consultation with our users and what they suggest will spark memories for their clients. Below is a list of all the boxes we’ve made so far.

Follow the link to Loans Online at the bottom of the page for more detail about each box. Just enter the box number into the ‘collection number’ search.

  • R1 1950s Home Life
  • R2 A Night Out
  • R3 Toys and Childhood
  • R4 Schooldays
  • R5 Royalty
  • R6 Kitchen Equipment
  • R7 Teatime
  • R8 Weddings
  • R9 Christmas
  • R10 Shopping
  • R11 Holidays
  • R12 Working Life
  • R13 Domestic Crafts
  • R14 Hobbies
  • R15 Health and Beauty
  • R16 Reading Remembered (Photo pack)
  • R17 Reading at War (Photo pack)
  • R18 Whitley Remembered (Photo pack)
  • R19 Christmas
  • R20 Wooden Toys
  • R21 1 to 1: Home Life (Individual use)
  • R22 Memory at a touch: Clothes
  • R23 The Outdoor Life
  • R24 Postcard pack
  • R25 Home medicine
  • R26 Washday
  • R27 Old Reading
  • R28 1 to 1: Pockets and purses (Individual use)
  • R29 Pockets and purses
  • R30 Pick and mix (No theme)
  • R31 Home Life (Training)
  • R32 Schooldays (Training)
  • R33 Royalty
  • R34 On The Mantelpiece
  • R35 Toys (Training)
  • R36 Keep in Touch
  • R37 Music
  • R38 1 to 1: In the Kitchen (Individual use)
  • R39 Pick and mix (No theme)
  • R40 Celebrations
  • R41 Travel
  • R42 A Night Out
  • R43 A Night Out
  • R44 1960s Women
  • R45 1960s Men

For further information about membership and training please contact the museum:
Telephone: 0118 937 3400

If you are already a member and would like to borrow a box please contact Reading Mobile Library Service:
Telephone: 0118 9015118

Date updated: 11 Apr 2014

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