About our services

We provide value for money services to support teaching and learning across the curriculum but specialise in literacy, history and promoting reading for pleasure.

Our wide range of quality resources and workshops are a cost effective way to ensure that children and teachers have access to up to date educational materials.

From the provision of books for classroom use, to encouraging children to develop a love of history through local knowledge - we can bring learning to life.

Why choose our services?

  • Access to a wide range of carefully selected books and resources
  • A flexible service that allows you to select what you want, when you want it
  • Access to unique museum artefacts, archives and paintings
  • Affordable out of the classroom learning opportunities
  • Developing children’s research skills
  • Inspire children to love reading and books
  • Improve children’s confidence, enthusiasm and creativity
  • Increased children’s knowledge and understanding of their local area and the history that is around them.

Our offer

We offer a number of key services for teachers working in the borough, including: 

  • Schools' library collection - A collection of books specially chosen to support in-class learning and supplement the National Curriculum. The collection also includes teacher resource material
  • Heritage workshops - Cost effective workshops to engage pupils in learning outside of school. Sessions can be booked to at the Museum of Wigan Life, or the archives service at Leigh
  • Museum loans - Explore ‘hands on’ learning within the classroom by loaning items of local, national and international significance.

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