Laughter in the Library


We’ve a new display of books in the library to celebrate World Laughter Day on 6th May.

We’re also running a competition during May for your best jokes! So – if you think you can find the joke to make us laugh the most then drop it into the box at the library desk.


Laughter is good for us…

Mental health benefits of laughter

  • Adds joy and zest to life
  • Eases anxiety and tension
  • Relieves stress
  • Improves mood
  • Strengthens resilience
  • Releases endorphins
  • Relaxes your body

Social Benefits of laughter

  • Strengthens relationships
  • Attracts others to us
  • Enhances teamwork
  • Helps defuse conflict
  • Promotes group bonding

Physical health benefits of laughter

  • Boosts the immune system
  • Lowers stress hormones
  • Decreases pain
  • Relaxes your muscles
  • Prevents heart disease
  • Might even help you live longer
  • Burns Calories
  • Decreases pain

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