ELS Mobile Library Visits

The ELS mobile library is a great way to help promote reading for pleasure in your school. It stocks a wide range of fiction and non-fiction leisure reading for 3-11 year olds. It also contains books suited to older readers in Special Schools. 

Visits can last from 1 hour to a full day.

The mobile library is accessible to children and young people with mobility issues as it has a lift.

All books borrowed from the mobile are part of a school’s overall loan collection allowance.

Benefits of a Mobile Visit

An ELS mobile visit encourages pupils to engage in reading by choosing their own books from a stock of 2,500 titles.

Children and young people who would not normally access libraries in their spare time are able to enjoy a quality library experience for themselves.

“Children who love reading will read more and, over time, choose literature which is more demanding and suitably stretching.” Reading: the next steps, DfE, March 2015

Booking a Mobile Visit

The ELS mobile can be booked to visit any Primary, Special School or Day Nursery throughout Nottinghamshire and Nottingham City.

To arrange a visit please email ELS at elsg@inspireculture.org.uk or telephone on 0115 804 4499.

Cost of a Mobile Visit

ELS mobile visits are an additional service offered to customers who purchase an allowance of books. All books borrowed from the mobile are therefore part of a school’s overall loan collection. Costs for mobile visits are shown below.

If you would like a mobile visit and you are not already an ELS customer, please contact us.

Visits by Mobile Library One Hour Half Day Full Day
1 visit per year £39 £56 £87
2 visits per year £78 £92 £135
3 visits per year £117 £120 £174