Memory Kits

Do you or someone you care for live with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, or memory loss?

Memory Kits contain books, music, movies, and interactive activities that center around a theme or a decade. You can use the materials to trigger fond memories and connect over fun and relaxing activities.

Kits are available at every branch and can be checked out for two weeks at a time.

Available Kits


  • Books:
    • Memories 1940s In Color
    • 1940s Memory Lane
    • Sittin' In: Jazz Clubs of the 1940s and 1950s
  • DVDs:
    • Decade You Were Born: 1940s
  • CDs:
    • Forties Favorites
    • #1 Hits of the 1940s
  • Activities:
    • Tic Tac Toe and Giant Checkers
    • Springbok Jigsaw Puzzle Colorful Caps

Fashion in the 40s

  • Books:
    • Everyday Fashions of the Forties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs
    • Fashion in the 1940s
    • 1940s Fashion in Pictures
    • 1940s Style Guide (for Men and Women)
  • DVDs:
    • Hollywood Fashions: Vintage Styles of the 1930s and 1940s
  • CDs:
    • The Dance Bank Years: The 1940s
  • Activities:
    • Crayola Assorted Color Crayons, 32 count
    • 1940s Vintage Dresses Adult Coloring Book
    • The Sewing Box Magnetic Picture Board


  • Books:
    • 1950s American Cars Memory Lane
    • 1950s Memory Lane
    • 1950s TV Stars Memory Lane
  • DVDs:
    • Forever 50s
  • CDs:
    • America’s Greatest Hits 1950
    • 100 Best Jazz Tunes of the 1950s
  • Activities:
    • Dollys and Friends Originals 1950s Paper Dolls
    • Jacks Game
    • Road Trip Jigsaw Puzzle


  • Books:
    • Memories: Memory Lane 1960s
    • 1960s Memory Lane
    • 1960s TV Stars Memory Lane
  • DVDs:
    • Star Trek, The Original Series: Season 1
    • To Kill a Mockingbird
  • CDs:
    • Coltrane, John, A Love Supreme
    • 60 Hits of the 60's
  • Activities:
    • The Malt Shop Jigsaw Puzzle
    • Track Maze


  • Books:
    • Brain Games Trivia: Retro Trivia
    • The Seventies: A Photographic Journey
  • DVDs:
    • Paint Your Wagon
    • Saturday Morning Cartoons 1970s Vol. 1
  • CDs:
    • Greatest Seventies Album
    • Soul Hits of the 70s
  • Activities:
    • Home Comforts Aquapaint
    • 70s Trivia Card Game


  • Books:
    • The Happy Book Sports
    • 100 Years of Who's Who in Baseball
  • DVDs:
    • Cleveland Cavaliers 2016 NBA Finals Champions
    • Major League
    • NFL History of the Cleveland Browns
  • Activities:
    • Cleveland Stadium and Skyline at Dusk Puzzle
    • Day at The Races Puzzle