We have updated our cookie policy to reflect recent changes in the UK/EU law concerning the use of cookies and tracking technologies. We use cookies on this website (including the page you are currently viewing) to ensure that the site functions smoothly and to help us understand how we can improve it. If you continue without changing your settings, you are agreeing to receive all cookies from the SLA website.

or view our cookie policy to find out more

Show Menu | Show Sidebar (Login/Search)

Library Display Competition

The SLA Library Display Competition is sponsored by Softlink.

Join in the fun and submit photos of your library displays for the chance to win a £50 gift voucher for your library! Running from June 2018 to June 2019 - with a prize draw every three months - there are four chances to win. You can enter every three month draw and schools are eligible to win more than once (although not for the same entry - please see the additional information on the Softlink website).  

Displays will be judged by representatives from SLA and Softlink. 

To enter, email photographs of your school library displays to info[at]sla.org.uk with 'Displays Competition' in the subject line. 

You can also share your images on Twitter using the hashtag #schlibrarydisplays 

As well as the chance to win this is great opportunity to promote your creativity and library awesomeness and for the UK School Library community to share and inspire each other. Softlink ran a global Library Display Competition in 2017 - see some of the amazing entries and be inspired on this entries PDF or Photos library

Follow [at]uksla and [at]SoftlinkEdu for updates and to see entries.

For all additional information, including closing dates, please see: https://www.softlinkint.com/lp/sla-and-softlink-invite-you-to-enter-the-school-library-display-competition 

January to March

The SLA's library display competition is now open for the third time (it will run every quarter) and will close on 31 March 2019  – so try out a new display in your library and send a picture to info[at]sla.org.uk for your chance to win a £50 gift voucher.

Thank you to Softlink who sponsor this competition!

October to December

The winner of last quarter's library display competition was Sarah Mathieson, Librarian at St Columba's College, St Albans. The runner-up was Alex Self at Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Congratulations to them and our thanks to all who took part.

In a strong competition, Dawn Woods at the SLA drew up a shortlist and the winners were chosen by Nikki Curtis of Softlink, who have donated a £50 gift voucher to the winner.

Winner St Columba

Winning Display



Runner-up Display

Runner Up Wycliffe

June to October

Winner: Kathryn Houghton from Bancroft's School in Essex. 

Runner Up: Emma Suffield, Saint Wilfrids Church of England Academy

Winning display: 

Outdoors 2018 2
Outdoors 2018 2
Outdoors 2018
Outdoors 2018

 Outdoors 2018 5


Runner Up: 

Diversity Display 1
Diversity Display 1