Schools Library and Resource Service

Our services and resources

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

Resources available to support home learning

  • Primary Digital Update - Round up of online resources to support home learning available to all Coventry Schools and families 
  • Secondary Digital Update - 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 competitions, access to free e-books, competitions, book reviews and Carnegie and Greenaway Shadowing

Our services

  • 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

Opening times

  • Monday to Thursday: 9am to 5pm
  • Friday: 9am 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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