We can provide selections of the best books tailored to YOUR needs.

Borrowing entitlement

  • Up to 70 items per ticket at any one time
  • Up to six copies of the same book per ticket
  • A selection of class reading sets (15+ copies)
  • Up to 400 books on a whole-school ticket (permanet loan for the school library or class book corners)


  • Story books and novels from primary to sixth-form level, including class sets
  • Fiction and picturebooks supporting Philosophy for Children
  • Picture books for young and older readers
  • Books exploring diversity themes including black history, gender, disabilities, LGBT, age and class equality
  • Graphic novels and Manga
  • Book and CD packs
  • Reading for pleasure, or supporting a literacy target
  • High interest – low reading level books
  • Annual Teenage Booklist, Must Reads and Takeoff! booklists
  • The annual Tower Hamlets Book Award

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  • Books to support primary and secondary curriculums including the wider curriculum and IPC
  • A continually evolving collection covering the topics that YOU need
  • Non-fiction for reading for pleasure
  • Early years to secondary
  • Professional development and teacher resource books

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Guided reading & booksets

Big Books

  • Fiction and non-fiction big books
  • Organised by literacy hour genre as well as alphabetical and subject order
  • See our Literacy & Numeracy page for more about our big book collection

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Opening Times

Opening times

Term time Monday – Thursday: 9am to 5pm

Fridays and holidays: 9am to 4:30pm

Christmas holiday

23rd December to 1st January : CLOSED