We are now delivering loan boxes of books, artefacts, costumes and class reading sets for Spring 2. After months of screen-based learning bring your classrooms to life with objects to handle or wear, and displays to wow! Submit your loan request online and we will deliver as soon as possible.
Don't forget to celebrate World Book Day - we still have plenty of costumes available.
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We deliver a high quality loan service of books, artefacts and costumes to schools across London and neighbouring counties.
Book loan boxes to support curriculum topics and inspire reading for pleasure. Our stock is constantly changing to reflect new titles and themes.
The artefacts library includes over 40,000 objects to support all curriculum topics.
Original and replica historical costumes, dressing up outfits, and costumes from around the world.
16 titles per box - for a class of 30 pupils to share between 2, plus a teacher copy. Click for a full list of titles
The Reading Road Map series has been created to help encourage children to read for pleasure by recommending new books and genres.
In addition to loan boxes we offer the following services:
See the current Islington Education Library Service Newsletter for up to date information about the service.
We have been doing a lot of work around Diversity to ensure that Black History is really embedded in the curriculum and are delighted to attach images of our most recent costume commission: for John Blanke the Tudor Trumpeter.