School Libraries Group

We offer help and support to members and hold a conference every two years which provides a forum for discussion and debate on current issues in school librarianship. We hold regional training courses on a wide range of topics concerned with school librarianship and campaign in support of school libraries, school librarians and Schools Library Services (SLSs). We publish the journal School Libraries in View (SLiV), circulate a monthly e-newsletter to members and produce publications such as CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Libraries.

Latest News


  • Student (Pupil) Library Assistant Training Day

    Friday, 26 September 2014 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

    Training day for Student Library Assistants.  

    This event is for school-age children who currently help out in their School Library, to attend with the School Librarian, to have a fun day of Library-centred training.

    This free event takes place at the Elmgreen School, with an opportunity to meet award winning author Sophia Bennet.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Comics and Manga

    Wednesday, 22 October 2014 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Visit to the Forbidden Planet shop

    This free visit will give attendees an introduction to the manga, comic/graphic novel genre, and an opportunity to take advantage of the discounts available for libraries.  Discounts of 10% will be available for purchases on the night, with free delivery.

    All (members and non-members) are welcome to this free event.

    No booking required: just meet at the shop.