School Library Service
We provide a service to Pre-School, Primary and Secondary phase schools and the Independent sector. We offer information, advice, long-term lease books, short-term topic/literacy loans and a book purchase scheme.
New - Dorset School Library Service on Merlin
Are you using the Merlin VLE platform in your school?
If so, then you can now access our new page under 'Our Places' (Dorset School Library Service), in order to keep up to date with What's On and News from the School Library Service.
There is also a general weblink available to non-Merlin schools on Go to our place - Dorset Library Service on SWGfL (opens in a new window)
School libraries - advice and training
Have you recently been given the responsibility for the library and are not sure where to start? Or would you like some friendly advice?
Support for the curriculum
The School Library Service has a varied range of resources available to help teachers to deliver the curriculum from the Early Years to the Sixth Form.
Support for Reading and Literacy
One of the best ways to encourage pupils to become enthusiastic readers is to expose them to as stimulating a collection of resources as possible.
Subscriptions and Pay As You Use Charge
The SLS is a Traded Service for all schools in Bournemouth, Dorset, and Poole including the Independent Sector
All About Us
Our services are available to all schools in Bournemouth, Dorset and Poole including the Independent sector.