Resources for School Libraries
Information and links to resources which will help you to get the most out of your school and local community libraries.
School Libraries Catalogue
Use the online catalogue to search your school library’s stock to find the authors you like to read or to identify books which will help with school work and personal interest projects. You can then renew your books, check what titles you have out on loan and make reservations.
The online catalogue is also your gateway to our fantastic virtual library e-Offer.
Login now with your school library membership number and PIN to get started. Remember, you can ask your school librarian to help you set-up the various library apps to access our full e-offer content on your smartphone or other personal device.
Search the Libraries Catalogue.
Research 24/7 and the library e-offer
Here are some of the great things you can access via our apps or through your browser.
ComicsPlus Library Edition
Borrow Digital Comics anytime, anywhere, with your library card. Thousands of digital comic books are available with a click of your mouse or a tap of your finger.
With RBDigital you have access over 100 popular magazine titles that you can download and keep for as long as you want. Everything from OK to Time magazine, there is something here to interest everyone so why not save yourself a fortune and download now for free!
BorrowBox e-Book and e-Audio Books
BorrowBox offers a wide choice of audiobooks and eBooks for you to borrow and listen to through a simple app for smartphones and tablets.
Use the Libby from Overdrive app to download books and audiobooks for offline reading, or stream them to save space on your device.
With over 15 million songs to choose from, you can download up to 5 songs a week and stream music 24/7, for free with your library card and PIN code. Keep what you download forever and create your own playlists to suit your mood or occasion.
Transparent Language Online
Over 100 free online language courses, plus English language courses for Speakers of over 25 languages.
Find out more about Research 24/7.
What’s On Community Events
Get the low-down on culture, art, music, sport and library events happening in Glasgow Life venues across the city. Sign up for weekly updates so you don’t miss a thing.
Search for sports activities and classes across Glasgow, making it easy for you to find out how you can get active. Filter the search to show results for specific geographical areas, interests or age.
Each year we provide numerous rewarding, safe and supported opportunities for volunteers, these range from one-off major sporting and cultural events to regular activities in libraries and museums and arts and community venues throughout the city.
Don’t see an opportunity that’s right for you? Check out more opportunities on the Volunteer Glasgow website.
Each year there are numerous rewarding and supported opportunities for Internships, Work Experience Placements and Modern Apprentices with Glasgow Life.
Work Experience opportunities with Glasgow Life
Find out how Glasgow Life life can help with Jobs, training and apprenticeships, tips on creating a CV and how to prepare for interviews.
Thinking about starting your own business? Got a great idea and don’t know how to protect it, find out how here.
Aged 11-26 in Scotland? Find out about the Young Scot Card, youth information, discounts and money off, things to do and rewards for you locally.
Schools and Learning
Information on all schools within Glasgow including term dates, school holidays, placement requests and links to Developing the Young Workforce, Employability and Enterprise Programmes in Schools.
Help with Studying
Specimen question papers are available for National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher qualifications.
How do you learn best? Take the Young Scot quiz and find out how you can boost your brain power!
Use BBC Bitesize to help with your homework, revision and learning. Find free videos, step-by-step guides, activities and quizzes by level and subject.