Our building houses an outstanding reference collection of children’s literature and books for teachers. We welcome teachers, teaching assistants, publishers, the media, storytellers, researchers, educators and students to our library. Please visit our library section to find out more and how to book an appointment for a library visit.

Our expert librarian, Ann Lazim provides brilliant book recommendations from the best children's literature. Visit the Book of the Week page or follow us on Twitter @clpe1 to find out what Ann's recommending.

We publish themed booklists for use in schools. These cover a range of topics from Superheroes to Empathy and can be used across all key stages. Visit the Booklists page to see all our themed booklists.