Schools library service

Ready for School Pack

Help your child get excited about starting school by borrowing our Ready for School bag

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Over and Over Collection

Order your Over & Over collection of books from North Tyneside Schools Library Service

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Why subscribe to SLS?

We save you money

Books are exchanged regularly ensuring you are continuously supplied with high quality, up to date books.

Save you time

We assess the suitability of the resources and compile your project books and resources for you.

Give professional support and advice 

Our team are always on hand to give you advice on books or artefacts to support your needs.

Provide access to author visits

Through regular book festivals and working with publishing contacts we bring authors to the region.


Choose from novels, picture books, non-fiction, class sets, artefacts, resource packs, multi-media packs, language collections, story sacks, cloth books, big books, CDs, DVDs, interactive whiteboard resources and lots more.

Schools can choose from four different subscription packages:

  • Level 1 - 150 items at one time, £351
  • Level 2 - 400 items at one time, £670
  • Level 3 - 700 items at one time, £1,090
  • Level 4 - 1000 items at a time, £1,452

Level 4 subscriptions include:

  • Deliveries: project boxes are delivered every term to and from your school
  • 150 item bulk fiction loan
  • Discounted author visits

School projects

These are compiled by SLS Librarians to meet the specific requirements of individual teachers and will include any combination of non-fiction or fiction books, and other resources including ‘big books’, artefacts, picture packs and multimedia items as appropriate.

Please complete the Project request form.

Project details
Children details
What else do you need for your project?
Your details

By completing these fields I give permission for North Tyneside Schools Library Service to contact me using the mobile number and email address provided. We will only keep your contact information for the minimum period necessary, as outlined in our retention schedule.

Would you like us to deliver the project?
Where would you like to collect the project from?

Opening times

Opening times
Day Times
Monday 9am to 5pm
Tuesday 9am to 5pm
Wednesday 9am to 5pm
Thursday 9am to 5pm
Friday 9am to 5pm
Saturday Closed (by appointment only)

Visit us

For more information, to arrange a library visit, or to request a copy of the full Service Level Agreement, contact:

Rachel Warkcup
Service Manager

White Swan Centre
Citadel East
NE12 6SS

Tel: (0191) 643 5838
Fax: (0191) 643 7462