School Library Systems

Starting from just £38.75 + VAT/month
or £465 + VAT/year

Take a 30-day no obligation free trial on our school library software & get your free Guide to Running a School Library!

Simple to use - but feature-packed

Looking for an easy-to-use school library system? 

Then try our school library package. It’s ideal for school libraries that want to share their school resources online. Pupils, staff and parents can search the online catalogue via computers, laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Allow your pupils to borrow books/ items themselves using the self-service terminal or via a member of staff. They can then leave reviews and reserve the next book they would like to read. 

With over 100 different reports, you will be able to obtain detailed insights into your pupils’ reading activities.

Simple Little Library System school demo OPAC
Simple Little Library System OPAC
Self -service on bailey school slls
Self-service screen in Simple Little Library System
Simple Little Library System is a responsive library software
Responsive allowing you to work remotely
Dashboard in Bailey School SLLS demo
Admin dashboard in Simple Little Library System
Title details in SLLS OPAC
Title details page in Simple Little Library System

We've helped schools in the UK and worldwide

A lot more detail about what's included:

Complimentary try-before-you-buy trial

  • No payment or credit card details needed
  • No obligation
  • Simply register on this website using the form below.
After one month you either subscribe or stop using the software. See terms and conditions for free trials for more information.

Catalogue your collection simply and easily!

Designed by a librarian for easy cataloguing – you don’t need to be a professional librarian!

This package includes:

  • Ready to go catalogue form with standard catalogue fields
  • Unlimited additional custom fields
  • Unlimited additional large text fields
  • Unlimited subjects
  • Unlimited links to electronic items
  • Unlimited copies


Intuitive software

AutoCat downloads information from Google Books, COPAC libraries and other sources.

It’s as simple as 1,2,3!

  1. Enter your ISBN and choose your source
  2. AutoCat copies the bibliographic details and front cover image into your catalogue
  3. AutoCat adds a copy in your usual location in the catalogue

Supports Accelerated Reader scheme from Renaissance

If your school subscribes to Accelerated Reader, library admins can use Simple Little Library System AutoCat tool to  download data for Accelerated Reader titles straight into your catalogue.


  • Bibliographic fields
  • Reading levels
  • Interest levels 
  • Quiz numbers

Students can then search your catalogue and select titles appropriate to their personalised reading goals. They can also easily find the quiz for their chosen title.

The Web OPAC allows you to share your catalogue with your library users

  • Library users can search and browse your collection.
  • A site licence for the Web OPAC – unlimited library users.
  • You decide who your library users are: they could be public users, members or staff, etc.
The Web OPAC comes as a Site Licence, which means you can share your catalogue with unlimited library users. Library users do not have access to the Library Admin functionality.

Simple loans for small libraries!

In Simple Little Library System the loans module is geared to small libraries without complex loan requirements. 

With the loans module you can:

  • Set your standard loan length
  • Set items as Reference Only
  • Record new loans
  • Return loans
  • Renew loans
  • Send Overdue Notices (or not)
  • Reserve items for borrowers

Please note that this system does not support fines or complex loans policies. Please see KnowAll Matrix LMS if you require more loans functionality.


This package includes:

  • Unlimited records

With no record limits, you can create a beautiful catalogue for your pupils and staff to explore.


This package includes:

  • One Admin Licence for library administrators

Add more Admin Licences when you place your order or later if you find you need more.

It’s totally flexible!

Each Admin Licence is a user licence for a named library administrator. Each licence allows one  library administrator to login. You can purchase more Admin Licences as and when required.

Library administrators can create catalogue records and enter data generally throughout the system according to the Package you have chosen.

Video guide to using our software

Our aim is to produce intuitive software that you’ll enjoy using.

However if you need help, all our packages come with a free help centre so you can easily find help topics and short videos that explain how to use the different functions in Simple Little Library System.

Learn as you go in small chunks. No expensive training courses.

There is nothing to install on your computer or servers- simply use a browser*

All major browsers supported.

No IT required, no worries and no hassle. We promise to keep your data private and secure.

  • Secure bunker in Kent
  • ISO 27001 information security certificate
  • Monthly penetration tests carried out
  • Mirrored servers
  • Nightly backups off-site
  • No Java or Flash plug-ins
  • Bailey Solutions keeps you up to date with new versions
  • Single database per client (not multi-tenanted)
  • Server up-time guaranteed @ 99.7%
  • Meets accessibility standards


*Requires an internet connected computer, laptop or mobile device

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