Library & Resources Centre King Edward VI School
Wilton Road, Southampton, Hampshire. SO15 5UQ.
Tel: 023 80704561 Fax: 023 80705937
8:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m. MON-FRI during term-time.
Buildings GROUND FLOOR. The Old Edwardians' Library was built at the same time as the remainder of the school which opened in 1938.
UPPER FLOOR. The George Gould Memorial Library was a later addition. It was opened in 1988 and is dedicated to the memory of the former Chairman of Governors, George Newman Gould. The Gould Library has comfortable chairs, magazines and over 2900 fiction titles.
Most of the 12935 books, 22 Kindle ebooks, 40 periodical titles, 8 newspaper titles, 381 DVDs, 15 audio-tapes, 343 audio-CDs and 33 video-tapes are freely accessible in the LRC. The main sequence of resources classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification includes books, audio-tapes, videotapes and packs. Audio CDs are shelved on a separate stand in the Gould Library. Staff at the Help Desk will help users to locate items.
Readers are welcome to request new titles. Most titles suggested by pupils and staff are purchased. New stock is added all year round.
There are fifteen networked PCs. Staff also sell small items of stationery.