Schools Library and Resource Service

What we offer?

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - Check out the resources available from SLS to support home learning

  • Digital Project Cards - Alternative to projects/artefacts for subscribing schools supporting topic home learning available through our customer portal
  • Primary Digital Update - weekly round up of online resources to support home learning available to all Coventry Schools and families
  • Secondary Digital Update - weekly round up of online resources to support home learning available to all Coventry Schools and families
  • Virtual Reading Club - Online resources to encourage reading for pleasure including access to free e-books, competitions and you can add your own book reviews

New - Make your school library safe to use

If you would like some help in making your school library safe to use in September we have a new package available to assist schools in getting their school libraries operational for September while following all the guidance on minimising the risks from Covid-19. For more information please have a look at our flyer, to discuss your school's needs please email [email protected]

We are hoping to be provide some limited services this term when/if schools begin a phased reopening and that all services will be available from September.

  • advice and guidance
  • termly project loans to support topic teaching in 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

Why use us?

By using the Schools Library and Resource Service you can:

  • save time and money
  • promote reading for pleasure especially our fabulous annual Coventry Inspiration Book Awards voted locally by schools 
  • respond quickly to curriculum demands
  • develop your pupils' information literacy skills
  • improve the quality of your school's resources

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 email [email protected] for details.

Schools Library and Resource Service

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 024 7697 5485

Visit: http://www.coventry.gov.uk/sls

Central Library
Smithford Way
Coventry
CV1 1FY

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