Try Us

We think you’ll find that our service is rather special, but you don’t have to take our word for it. Why not try us on for size with an inexpensive taster to ensure we’re the perfect fit.

Currently only available in London, with a view to rolling it out Nationwide.



Choose one of the three options below that best suits your needs



A box of 30 books and other resources

Tell us the topics you need resources for, and the age group you want to use them with and we will deliver to your school a box of 30 relevant books (fiction and non-fiction), posters, artefacts (where appropriate), picture packs and more, and collect them again at the end of term.  You can give us just one topic or list several, or ask for a selection of fiction on a particular theme or genre to promote reading for pleasure, enhance learning or develop reading skills.

£80 (delivery included)



One-hour advisory visit to your school

If you are looking for ideas to develop your school library, an experienced library advisor can come to your school to meet with you, assess your current provision and make recommendations for future actions.  This could be to discuss installing a library management system, re-designing or re-locating your school library, work through ideas for getting the library better used by children or anything else on your mind.

£70 (+ travel)



School Library Award at member price

A tool for you to assess the impact of your own school library, The School Library Award looks at 20 key library activities including quality of stock, reading promotional activities and involvement of staff.  SLS UK judges your self-assessment and awards a certificate to schools achieving “establishing” level or above in 10 or more activities, with a Gold Award Certificate for schools achieving “enhancing” level in 15 activities.




Dip your toe in the water – we’re sure you’ll be glad you did. Simply fill in the form opposite to get started.


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