Books banner 3Fiction

  • Story books and novels from primary to adult level
  • Picture books for young and older readers
  • Books exploring diversity themes including disabilies and LGBTQ.
  • Graphic novels and Manga
  • Book and CD packs
  • Reading for pleasure, or supporting a literacy target
  • High interest – low reading level books
  • Annual Teenage Booklist and Must Reads (best books for primary schools)
  • The annual Tower Hamlets Book Award


  • Books to support primary and secondary curriculums including the IPC
  • Non-fiction for reading for pleasure
  • Early years to secondary and teacher resources

Books banner 1Dual Language

  • Books in over 40 languages
  • Storybooks, spoken word, dictionaries and teaching aids

Guided reading & booksets

Big Books

  • Fiction and non-fiction big books
  • Organised by literacy hour genre as well as alphabetical and subject order
  • See our Literacy & Numeracy page for more about our big book collection

Books banner 2Professional Development Collection

Books and resources to support continuing professional development, including:

  • Child development
  • Education theory
  • Research and writing
  • Pastoral care
  • Behaviour and class management
  • Inclusion and SEN
  • Management and school ethos
  • Teaching all subject areas

Borrowing entitlement

  • Up to 70 resource items at any one time
  • Up to six copies of the same book
  • Up to eight books from our Professional Development Collection
  • Up to 400 books on a Primary School Extended loan ticket*
  • Up to 600 books on a Secondary School Extended loan ticket*

*Not including big books, booksets or professional development books

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