Health Literacy Bags

Note: Health Literacy Bags are currently unavailable for borrowing.

Lending Policy for Health Literacy Tote Bags

  1. All Health Literacy Kits must be checked out by an adult Scotch Plains resident cardholder at the Adult Services Desk.
  2. Only one kit is permitted per cardholder at a time.
  3. All kits are checked out for two weeks with no renewals. Overdue fees are $5 per day past the due date.
  4. Holds may be placed on the kits, and picked up at the Adult Services Desk when the kit is available for checkout.
  5. We reserve the right to inspect the kits in front of the patron before and/or after checkout.
  6. All Books, CDs, and/or DVDs provided in the kits are to be returned to the Library in the tote bag. The patron is invited to keep the envelope of pamphlets and brochures if they choose.

Health Literacy Kits are provided by Overlook Hospital and the Atlantic Health System. 

Current subjects include:

  • Caregiver Health
  • Mental Health
  • Heart Health
  • Prediabetes
  • Alzheimer’s Disease
  • Healthy Weight
  • Bereavement & Grief
  • Strength Improvement
  • Opioid & Substance Abuse
  • Parkinson’s Disease — NEW!
  • Breastfeeding — Coming Soon!
  • Fall & Injury Prevention — Coming Soon!