One online school library service.
Infinite possibilities.

Book-Lender is a new and innovative online book rental service for primary schools, curated by library professionals. Get the books you need, when you need them, direct to your school. It’s simple: Rent. Read. Return.

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£250

of free books for your school*

Why Book-Lender?

Our unique rental model means you will always have the latest books for less, helping your budget to go further.

Frees teachers’ time for for planning and assessment.

All materials are up-to-date and directly linked to the curriculum.

Get guidance and advice on the best resources to use from education library professionals.

Why your school will love Book-Lender

  • Quick and easy to use: search, select and order books in minutes.
  • Delivery direct to your school, with individually packed topic boxes for each class. No more counting books!
  • Continually updated resource content and book lists, carefully matched to the curriculum so you are always up-to-date.
  • Affordable for all schools
  • Well-maintained stock guaranteed - no more dog-eared books!
  • Hassle-free, fully managed fulfilment and returns service

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The best curriculum-linked books, on demand

Book-Lender’s team of education library professionals curate topic boxes that are jam-packed with the very best curriculum-linked books available, so that you always have new and engaging resources for your pupils.

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What schools are saying

Don’t just take our word for it. See what school leaders have been saying about Book-Lender.


Book-Lender offers a curriculum linked high quality non-fiction book solution great for independent reading activities and supporting the learning journey.

Winterbourne Nursery and Infant School,
Croydon

To have these books at the start of the term as a kick-off to the topic will be great and to be able to select in advance online and plan how to use them will work well and save us time. We are sharing the resources across classes. The fiction is being used in Years 4, 5 and 6 for guided reading. The Foundation and Nursery classes are sharing the resources and they are really enjoying the books.

Grimoldby Primary School

The KS1 boxes were great. It’s fantastic to have the resources in the classroom to be able to return to and not hunt out every time I need to use them. The Dinosaurs books in particular are going down a storm. (Book-Lender) is ridiculously useful and something we’ve missed since our SLS disappeared. We’ve really enjoyed using it.

St Helens Primary School,
Lambeth

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From just £60 per class per term. Plus, for a limited period, you’ll receive £250 of free books with your first order. Terms and conditions apply.

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