Library Visits and Consultancy

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 or an appointment for an advisory visit for library consultancy, 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.

Library Consultancy

Do you need help revitalising your school library and classroom book corners to support the curriculum and promote reading for pleasure? Our Library and Literature Development Manager, Ann Lazim, can advise you on stock selection and library organisation to meet your school’s needs.

To book a library visit or an appointment for an advisory visit for library consultancy, visit email [email protected] or contact 020 7902 2287