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Light Therapy Lamps

Light Therapy Lamps imitate natural outdoor lighting and help to improve mood and overall sense of well-being to those affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and those negatively affected by the fall and winter months when days are shorter and there is a lack of natural sunshine, with less severe symptoms often referred to as “the winter blues”.  

According to research, light therapy is considered a safe and effective treatment for a variety of conditions, including SAD. Side effects are rare and usually mild. There are no known long-term side effects of light therapy. Use of the lamps is at user’s own risk; it is recommended to speak with a healthcare provider before using light therapy lamps.  

It is recommended that the lamps be used for 20-30 minutes at a time, set up on a desk at an arm’s length away from the user.

Borrowing and Use

  • Light Therapy Lamps may be borrowed for 1-week loans;
  • Holds and renewals are permitted, provided no one is on the hold list;
  • In the case of loss or damages, the member's account will be billed.


  • Please do not return lamps through the book drop. Please return to any Library location service desk.

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