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What's in it for me

Membership of the SLA offers:

  • Telephone and e-mail advisory service to help you in setting up and running an effective school library resource centre which will enhance your pupils’ learning – free to all members
  • Members-only areas on the website with exclusive information and downloadable resources for primary school staff and secondary school staff. Try examples of our support documents for free.
  • A free quarterly journal giving your staff all the latest reviews on new books and articles describing best practice. Try our journal for free: download sample issue (PDF, 8.5 MB).
  • info[at]sla, our quarterly newsletter
  • Publications covering all areas of planning, running and evaluating a library.
    Try 2 examples of our publications
    for free.Everyone Reading

What the Association has done in the past year

What we did for school libraries...

A useful A4 sheet that collects together brief information on many of our initiatives and activities. Can be helpful in convincing others about the value of SLA membership!

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  • Full contact details are listed on the Contact page. Information about our Board and office staff are listed on the SLA People page.

Partnership offers

Wheelers ePlatformOne

Screenshot 2017 10 16 17.27.15Wheelers Books are pleased to offer all SLA members free access to ePlatform One, a schools eBook and Audiobook solution. Schools will have instant access to over 1,100 eBooks and 500 Audiobooks, over £32,000 worth of popular, award winning fiction content. ePlatform is cost efficient for schools to afford, and convenient for students to access with simple annual memberships, no credits or publisher restrictions to factor in, and 24/7 access via your internet browser and the ePlatform mobile app downloadable to personal devices. There are collections specific to primary or secondary students, with collections designed to keep students engaged and excited and regularly updated with new releases, trending titles or user requests on demand.

Wheelers are offering all schools free trials so to experience ePlatform for yourself or for more information, please call James Richmond on 01242 801852, email on jamesr[at] – or take a look online at ePlatform One and sign up for a free demo.


ESBLOGOEuropean Schoolbooks Ltd

The SLA has partnered with European Schoolbooks Ltd to give you 10% discount on all European books bought through the European Bookshop website.  Books are available in many languages including French, Spanish, Italian, German and Russian.  Children's books, dictionaries, National Curriculum set texts, games, magazines and coursebooks are all available.  Simply click here or select 'School Library Association' on the Partners page at


AMAZING! Magazine Discount for SLA Members

Amazing! Logo 2017Looking for new and exciting ways to engage reluctant readers? Then look no further than Amazing! Magazine. Each issue is 36 pages long and covers core curriculum subjects, including maths, English, history, geography, science, art, languages and PSHE subjects. However, unlike stiff and boring text books, Amazing! brings education to life with beautifully designed pages and brilliantly written articles full of WOW facts and lots of laughs! The magazine is aimed at children aged 6-11 and is so much fun they don’t even realise they’re learning while they’re reading it!

Put together by a talented and experienced group of educational and publishing experts, Amazing! Magazine is a quality product designed for children of all academic abilities. It has been given the stamp of approval by the National Numeracy Trust, and Amazing! also works together with Childline on their Life Skills page.

Amazing! Magazine offers lots of fantastic school subscription deals and is giving a 10% discount to all School Library Association Members.
For more information and to subscribe visit and type in the Library10 code when you checkout your order.