Our Services

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Subscribing

Is your school thinking of subscribing to the Schools Library Service?  Find out what packages we offer to schools in Luton and beyond.   We can visit your school to help you decide which package is the most suitable for your school in line with your school priorities. Please contact us to arrange a visit from us.

'The children have a constant supply of topic books; my library shelves are bulging with SLS books.  I love that I can always change [books] whenever I want and can ring for help and advice whenever I need it’.  Teacher from Beechwood Primary School

A subscription to the School Library Service provides:

  • A welcome pack
  • Free staff briefings on how to make the most of classroom project collections and library loans
  • Access to  professionally qualified librarians
  • Free delivery service to your school
  • Advice and practical helpto develop, maintain and stock your school library
  • Access to discounts from publishers  (up to 25% discount on book buys)
  • Training and CPD opportunities for staffwho manage your library
  • Network meetingsto support staff who manage your library
  • Library Management System supportand training in school
  • Bespoke facilitated book readings and literacy promotion events in school
  • Termly  e- bulletin
  • TBK magazine subscription – 4 times per year (aimed at 8-12 year olds to promote reading for pleasure)

Core Service Provided

  • Flexibility in responding to teachers’ needs -  i.e. classroom project collections can be exchanged and new collections requested at any time during the term (subject to availability of resources)
  • Access to classroom project collections to support teachers meet curriculum needs and promote reading for pleasure
  • Access to over 250,000 resources  including picture books, big books, fiction books, curriculum resources and artefacts
  • Access to a wide range of differentiated, changing and updated stock (fiction and non-fiction) to support the curriculum and promote reading for pleasure. 
  • Carefully selected resources which meet the needs of the EYFS, KS1 and KS2 curriculum
  • An annual stock check of your provision
  • Library housekeepingin school every term

Pay as you Go

As well as our subscriber packages, we are also provide a termly 'pay as you go' service for schools, nurseries and children’s centres. Please contact us to discuss your needs.