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Welcome to ECS Library
Edmonton County School has a library at both Bury and Cambridge campus, both of which are well-stocked with resources to support the curriculum from Key Stage 3 to Key Stage 5, and to encourage reading for leisure.
Monday – Thursday: 8:00am – 4:30pm
Friday: 8:00am – 3pm
- Borrow books or DVDS – books for 2 weeks, DVDs for 3 days.
- Renew books to keep them at home for longer.
- Return books (remember, you can’t borrow any more books if you have one that’s overdue!)
- Request books that you would like us to order in for you (we’ll do our best!)
- Buy stationery and equipment from the librarian with cash, ParentPay or exchange Vivo points for stationery. (Visit the library for a full list of what we sell)
- Use the computers for research or homework.
- Use nonfiction books for homework or revision.
- Research careers or further education.
- Print or photocopy work in black & white or colour.
- Ask the librarians for book recommendations.
- Read the recommended reading lists provided.
Competitions, activities and events:
- Dream Cast competition in the Autumn Term
- Short story competition in the Summer Term
- Book Club (year 7, 8 & 9)
- World Book Day
Keep an eye out for further competitions and events during form time and in the library.
Enfield Library Services – 24 Hour Virtual Library
If you have a library card for a public library in Enfield, you can access a number of reliable online research tools through the Virtual Library, such as Britannica Online.
Little Librarians Blog
Lots of classic books – like Pride & Prejudice, Oliver Twist and The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – are available to read online or download for free through Project Gutenberg. It’s definitely worth checking out!
Dictionary & References
This is a great website for news and current affairs, specifically designed for students. Login details are available from both libraries.
Inspiring a love of reading
Books for Keeps is the UK’s leading, independent children’s book magazine.