Following the advice of the UK Government, Education Library Service is now closed and all deliveries and collections will cease until further notice. There will be staff working remotely who will be able pick up emails and enquiries from schools. If you need to get in touch please email educationlibraryservice@cheshiresharedservices.gov.uk and we’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Please check out the Resources and Useful Links page for information to support parents whose children are at home. You can also follow us on Twitter @CheshireELS and Facebook for more ideas and useful information.

Keep an eye on our latest news for further updates. We hope to resume a full service as soon as possible.

Working in Partnership with Public Libraries

Public Libraries provide books and other materials for children of all ages from birth through to teenagers.

Public Libraries can provide:

  • Books for children who are learning to read.
  • Stories for older children.
  • Information books for education and leisure.
  • Large print, audio books and other material for children with special needs.
  • Multi media items, including DVD's and console games.
  • Internet and word processing facilities which can be used for homework or project work.

Children’s Specialists

  • Professional specialists work in partnership with other organisations to provide a quality service, promoting reading, books and public library services. To see how they can support you, please contact your local library.

Children’s Activities

  • Class visits and pre-school visits can be arranged.
  • Story times, activities and events such as author visits are often organised in the library.
  • A Summer Reading Challenge is held annually to encourage children to use the library and keep children reading during the summer holidays.

Your local Library offers:

  • A safe, welcoming environment.
  • Help and support when needed.
  • Free access to books and computers.
  • Class visits – a chance for pupils and staff to see what is available.

Contact us

Education Library Service
Browning Way
Woodford Park Industrial Estate
Winsford
CW7 2JN

Phone: 01606 275801
Email us