Services for secondary schools
The School Library Service is dedicated to providing a range of resources and advice to secondary schools in the area covered by Shropshire Council and Telford & Wrekin Council. Each class in a subscribing school may borrow the resources described here. To place an order, please follow the link to "Request for resources from the School Library Service".
The School Library Service can provide a superb range of fiction, picture books for older readers and poetry. There are group reading sets, talking books and DVDs. Services include:
- Block loan of fiction for the LRC to extend range and choice to promote reading for pleasure
- Support for literacy summer schools, school book weeks, etc
- Themed book boxes
The School Library Service has information books, resource packs, posters and prints, videos and DVDs. There is also an Art/Design special collection. Services include:
- Block loan of information books for the LRC
- Topic boxes for the classroom
- Information skills training
- Input to course planning
- Liaison with museums, libraries and other agencies
For further details of the services to secondary schools provided by the School Library Service, please see the leaflet attached to this page, or follow the contact details.
From your local library
Libraries in Shropshire provide a wealth of resources for children of secondary school age and their parents, carers and teachers. Each library has a good selection of books and other material to stimulate reading and learning. Special events and activities, such as the Summer Reading Challenge, are organised, and class visits made. Some libraries have homework clubs. Please contact your local library to find out more.