Salford Schools’ Library Service lends project loans and many other children’s book resources to teachers.

Most schools in Salford subscribe to our service – contact us to find out what you can borrow. We can also arrange to lend books to schools outside Salford. Contact us for further details.

As well as lending books, we provide the following services to subscribing schools:

  • Advice on developing your school library
  • Telephone helpline during opening hours
  • Email bulletins
  • For secondary schools – networking meetings for the librarian or teacher in charge of the school library
  • For secondary schools – participation in the Salford Children’s Book Award

How to Borrow

If your school is signed up to borrow books, please email us with your orders for termly loans, using the order form in the Downloads section below. If you have any queries, give us a ring on 0161 778 0936.

Alternatively, you can drop in any time during opening hours, to browse and borrow books, and to return your previous loans.

You can download our latest resources list below.  The resources list gives details of our collections of class readers, mini class readers, guided readers, big books and author boxes.

“Excellent selection of books, an extremely useful resource– all well used for sharing, as resources and by individual children.  Thank you.”

Opening hours
  • Monday – Thursday  8.30am – 5pm
  • Friday  8.30am – 4.30pm

We are open as usual during all school holidays, except Christmas.

Contact us

Salford Schools’ Library Service, Ordsall Neighbourhood Office, 2 Robert Hall Street, Salford, M5 3LT

Tel: 0161 778 0936