Our services and resources

Please read our response to the updated DfE Reading Framework 2023 highlighting how Coventry SLS can help your school to implement the guidance

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

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
  • 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 sls@coventry.gov.uk for details.

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Schools Library and Resource Service

Address: Central Library
Smithford Way

Telephone: 024 7697 5485