The Literacy Network of Durham Region is proud to support the bibliotherapy model in Durham Region.  Bibliotherapy uses literature to spark discussion, conversation and reflection in small groups in order to strengthen community connections and personal resilience.  Each group is led by a facilitator who reads poems, prose and other versions of the written word and participants then share their thoughts, feelings and interpretations of the material.  Bibliotherapy is taking place in libraries and agencies across Durham Region – please see below for upcoming dates and registration.

For more information on joining a bibliotherapy group or to discuss using the model in your agency please contact Jennine Agnew-Kata at

Bibliotherapy – Online Programming is supported by the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund and Durham Community Foundation.

Upcoming Sessions

Virtual Bibliotherapy in Partnership with Oshawa Public Library  

Mondays at 11 a.m. until noon from November 9th to December 14th

Nov 9 / Inclusion

Nov 16 / Friendship

Nov 23 / Social Justice

Nov 30 / Gratitude

Dec 7 / Self Care

Dec 14 / Holidays

Register here!