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.

Get help with your school library

Our team of experienced librarians can offer a wide range of advice for your school library or classroom reading corners including the following:

  • Diagnostic visit to assess the school library and stock
  • Library policy, management and development planning
  • Pre - and post - Ofsted advice
  • Classification and editing of library stock
  • Stock purchase and book supply
  • Library planning and design
  • Library guiding and signage
  • Book promotion - with adults or children
  • Courses for teachers and librarians on aspects of library usage
  • Training days for school library managers
  • INSET in school or on site to promote the availability and use of resources from ELS

This is all included as part of your annual subscription to ELS. If your school does not subscribe to the service, we are still happy to offer advice for a set fee. Please get in touch for more information.

Contact us

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

Phone: 01606 275801
Email us