School Library Service

Contact Details

Phone 01382 431546 or 431532
Central Library, The Wellgate, Dundee, DD1 1DB

The School Library Service supports schools and teachers by providing loans of resources, advice, resource lists, fast access to public library lending and reference resources, browsing facilities, and much more. The service is funded by the Education Department and is for the use of all local authority educational establishments.

Loan Collections

  • Books
  • DVDs
  • Maps and charts
  • Artefacts
  • Models
  • Audio
  • Photopacks
  • Puppets, games and jigsaws
  • CD-ROMs
  • Science packs
  • Story sacks

Loans are normally for a six or ten week period but extensions are usually possible. For nursery and infant classes we have a large collection of picture books, including picture giants, picture book and puppet packs, book and audio packs, and story sacks. We also have a collection of dual language books. Teachers can call in and select their own collections or we can select and deliver to the school.


  • Resources for children with learning disabilities
  • Advice on organising resources
  • Access to public library stock
  • Inter-library loan service
  • Support
  • Dundee Picture Book Awards
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