COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

This is affecting us all at work and at home. We’re working hard to keep services running and focusing on the most critical. This means some services may be affected. For help, call 08085 834333.

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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 schools' 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


Central Library
Smithford Way

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