We have a wide range of resources for you to borrow, including non-fiction and fiction books, objects, story sacks, DVDs and audio books. All are designed to help you to bring the curriculum to life in your classroom and to encourage a love of books and reading for pleasure. Take a look at our resources and useful links page to find out more about some of the resources which you can borrow.
Autumn term requests
Planning ahead for the autumn term? If you order your resources by Friday 30 June, we will guarantee to have them delivered to your school before the summer holidays. Our drivers will start to deliver autumn term projects from Monday 10 July. Alternatively you are very welcome to visit us to select your own resources, please take a look at our summer opening hours.
- Our librarians can compile topic collections for you tailored to your requirements. These can be supplemented by audio visual items subject to availability.
- You can request resources using our online order form. There is a help guide should you require assistance while completing the online form.
- Alternatively, you can phone us with your requests.
Delivery of resources
- Once you have ordered your resources, they will be delivered to your school on your next designated delivery day, provided you have placed your request two working days before your delivery is due.
- If you are unsure which day we deliver to your school, please contact us.
Collection of resources
- When you have resources that need to be collected please let us know two working days before your delivery date by using our resources collection online form or by phoning us. This includes any CDs and DVDs that are out on loan to you.
- Due to high demand objects and story sacks are all loaned for half a term. Please note the due date on the loan receipt as this is when they should be ready for collection.
- To assist us in maintaining accurate records and providing an efficient service please enclose a copy of the project receipt with your returns to ensure items are correctly cancelled from our system.
You are welcome to visit ELS to select your own resources or to look at materials on display. See visiting ELS for opening hours and directions.