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Schools Library and Resource Service

Why use us?

By using the Schools Library and Resource Service you can:

  • save time and money
  • promote reading for pleasure
  • respond quickly to curriculum demands
  • develop your pupils' information literacy skills
  • improve the quality of your school's resources

What do we offer?

  • advice and guidance
  • termly project loans to support topic teaching in the the classroom
  • annual loans to supplement library and classroom collections
  • artefact loans to help bring the curriculum to life with 'hands-on' experiences
  • digital offer to enhance reading opportunities
  • up-to-date book recommendations and reviews to keep staff in touch with publishing trends
  • support for Primary and KS3 literacy improvement strategies
  • school library computerisation
  • training opportunities for teachers and librarians
  • library maintenance

When are we open?

  • Monday to Thursday: 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Friday: 9.00am to 4.30pm 

Sessions outside these hours are available by prior arrangement.

The Schools Library and Resource Service is open during school holidays - please telephone for details.

For more information about the options available to purchase and the pricing structure for 2017-2018 please download our detailed SLA information document.



Schools Library and Resource Service


Tel: 024 7683 2338


Central Library
Smithford Way

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