Welcome to the Falkirk Council Learning Resource Service


Welcome to the Learning Resource Service based at Bothkennar Hub.

We are open to all staff within Falkirk Council Children’s Services Tuesday to Thursday 9am to 5pm, please contact LRS to let us know if you intend to visit. Thank you. 

Address: Learning Resource Service, Bothkennar Hub, Main Street, Skinflats, FALKIRK FK2 8NU.

Telephone: 01324 508740

Browse our catalogue online with Oliver.

Read eBooks and audiobooks on your device with Borrowbox.

Spotlight: Explore the new Zetland Park Fountain Tales creative writing resource.

National Poetry Day 6/10/22

Nethermains Primary School – Library Refurbishment

BorrowBox Stats Through the Roof!

Reviews of The Exploding Life of Scarlett Fife by Maz Evans from #FalkirkReadingTeachers’ Book Group

Reviews of Hag Storm by Victoria Williamson #FalkirkReadingTeachers’ Book Group

Zetland Park Fountain Tales: Creative Writing Resource

YOTO Carnegie and Greenaway medals – longlist announced!

School Library Development: Sacred Heart Primary School Case Study 2

Reading Schools Accreditation

Live Literature funding

The Falkirk Canals Classroom

RED Book Award History

Kapla – Available to Borrow

#Falkirk Reading Teachers’ Book Group

School Library Development: Sacred Heart Primary School Case Study

#Falkirk Reading Teachers’ Early Years Book Group: STEM Focus

Learning for Sustainability Resource Boxes

The Lost Words: literacy, STEM skills and nature

#Falkirk Reading Teachers’ Book Group

Flood Risk in Falkirk: STEM Box

Wind Power in Falkirk: STEM Box

Blue Carbon in Falkirk: STEM Box

Challenging Gender Stereotypes in Picture Books

Early Years Picture Book Group

Sharing books on-line

#FalkirkReadingTeachers Book Group Reviews

The RED Book Award is 15 years old!

Author of the Week: Sally Gardner from the National Literacy Trust

The Book of Hopes

Children’s Mental Health Week

Great Picture Books read by the people who created them!

RSE School Talks Programme

Free e-Books from Oxford University Press

Mantra Lingua offers free access to E-books

Dan Freedman’s football challenge

The RED Book Award ceremony goes digital!

The Book of Hopes

Empathy Lab

Publishers give permission to read their books on-line

First Minister’s Reading Challenge

Barrington Stoke supporting literacy at home

Digital resources for reading and writing fun at home


Explaining coronavirus to children

RED Book Award 14

RED Book Award 12

RED Book Award. Read Enjoy Debate 2015/16

National Poetry Day – 8th October 2015

Book week Scotland 2014!

“What young people told us…”

Providing quality resources to enhance learning