CLPE’s library is an outstanding reference collection of children’s literature, and books for teachers. The collection includes picture books, fiction, non fiction, poetry, traditional stories, plays, big books, books in community languages, alphabet and counting books, CDs and DVDs. There is also access for visitors to online and digital resources. Specialist collections in the library include multilingual books, poetry and traditional stories.
The collection of books for teachers includes a range of books about the theory and practice of education, with particular focus on language, literacy, bilingualism and children’s literature.
CLPE’s library is available for reference during CLPE’s opening hours. By appointment, CLPE’s Library and Literature Development Manager, Ann Lazim, can offer advice and information about books and resources for children and teachers.
Book a visit
To book a library visit, visit email [email protected] or contact 020 7902 2287
Library opening times
Library hours during school term time: 9.00am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday
Later appointments may be possible by arrangement.
School holiday opening times will vary, contact us for information.