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Literacy Books and Reading Team for Schools

Supporting reading for pleasure in schools

We support your students' reading for pleasure through resource loans and expert advice. We offer a fully supported service where we choose resources for you, or you can choose your own resources with our self-service option.

School children with books in a library

Curriculum support

Book and resource loans, guided and group reading sets, artefact loans, KS5 class library cards, dual and foreign language for EAL learners, large print titles.

LBaRTS books

Staff training and CPD

Book support groups, primary staff forums, county training days and secondary librarian meetings.

LBaRTS books

Advisory librarian support

Our advisory librarians bring over 80 years experience to library design and layout support, computer system set up, skills sessions with students and more.

The LBaRTS team

Awards and events

Book mastermind, book promotion events, author visits and Reading Stars award.

Schoolchildren with an award

Online resources

Lesson plans and classroom activities, advice on running reading hack groups, and interviews with children's authors for use by teachers.

A child on a computer