About Us

Our opening times are:


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By appointment only. Please call 0116 305 3800 or email cls@leics.gov.uk to book a morning or afternoon slot.

Monday to Thursday
8.30am – 4.30pm

Friday 8.30am – 4.00pm

If you’re booked in for an afternoon visit we will stay open for you longer as required.

When we are open to customers, phones are answered between 8.30am to 4.30pm on Monday to Thursday and 8.30am to 4.00pm on Fridays.

Who we are

Designed to foster a love of independent learning in pupils, CLS offers an annual modular service that enables you to create the package that meets your school’s needs and budget. Choose from a wide range of resources and professional help to stimulate reading for pleasure and creative learning across the curriculum.

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Our team of staff are:

Staff working in schools

Marissa Gisbourne – CLS Librarian
Nicole Jordan – Senior CLS Librarian
Cassie Kemp – CLS Librarian
Jo Sennitt – CLS Librarian
Claire Purdon – Library Development Officer
Mary Sibson – Creative Learning Officer
Lisa Webb – Artworks & Resource Box Officer

Plus our team of Workshop Leaders

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Photo of CLS team member


Support team

Kamaljit Atwal – CLS Support Officer
Ceri Davies – CLS Business Officer
Jane Parker – Senior Support Officer
Kath Perry – CLS Manager
Claire Tallis – CLS Support Officer
Philip Warren – Collections and Learning Manager

Where to find us

Our Showroom is at the Eastern Annexe, County Hall, Glenfield, LE3 8SS

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Map of County Hall Campus (pdf file 125kb) and Google Map

Please come and visit us to see our resources and to meet members of our team. If you’d like one of us to come and talk to you in school about our services, please just ask.

There are always members of staff available to help you to select resources and to show you around. You can contact us on 0116 305 3800 or email at cls@leics.gov.uk.

We offer different types of services depending on your needs, so do have a look at the ‘Our Services’ page above for details of our resources, workshops and staff training.

Once you’ve decided which modules you’d like, just click on ‘Our Packages’ and create your bespoke subscription. You can find out what our schools like about our services in the ‘What schools say’ page above or read some of the quotes shown throughout the website.

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