Post Primary School Service

Post Primary School Service

Developing post primary schools libraries throughout the county.

Administered from Ashbourne Library

School Library Support

The main objective is to aid in the development of post-primary schools libraries throughout the county. The scheme is open to all post-primary schools in Meath.


  • We order stock for your school library and the school benefits from the library discount of 10% – 15%.
  • Items are delivered to the school shelf-ready with a school label and classification number if required.
  • Recommended reading lists can be requested from a professional librarian.
  • Training is available for students involved in the running of their libraries.  We cover the roles of school & professional librarians, the administration, maintenance and marketing of the library service and basic research skills. This is an ideal opportunity for students interested in future library work.
  • The school can request advice or suggestions from a professional librarian on layout, design and development of their School Library Service.
  • A free reference book is given to all schools involved in the scheme.

If you require further information about this service, contact Ashbourne Library
Tel. 01 8358185 or via email on 

Post-Primary Schools Annual EU Debate Competition:

All post-primary schools in Meath are invited to take part in our Annual EU Debate Competition. Heats take place from February to April with the finals being held at The European Commission Centre in Grange. The prize for the winning school will be a trophy for the winning team for the year along with 40 Euro Book Vouchers for each of the four team members and a 500 Euro prize for the school. We require 4 students from each school, one of whom will be the team captain.

For details contact 018358185 or

Young adult multi access titles on Borrowbox

These e-books can be read by multiple borrowers at one time. They can be used for classes or book clubs. Available on Borrowbox.

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