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.

What we offer

ELS supports education by providing quality resources to enrich learning and promote reading for pleasure. By subscribing to our service your school is entitled to:

  • 1800 curriculum resources each year.
  • Access a wide range of resources including books, objects, story sacks, DVDs and audiobooks.
  • Order resources online.
  • Regular delivery of resources to your school.
  • Visit our library to see the wide range of resources and select stock for yourself.
  • Two books per pupil on long term loan for your classroom or library.
  • Annual visit from our Book Bus.
  • Help and advice on all aspects of library provision.
  • Attend our free termly 'Teachers, tea and topics' events. 
  • Use our meeting room free of charge, subject to availability.

Contact us

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

Phone: 01606 275801
Email us