Peters Bookshop | Advice from Qualified Librarians - Peters

Please note: due to the summer holidays we will automatically hold all school books and furniture orders due between Friday 19 July and Friday 30 August 2024. Delivery will resume from 2 September 2024. If you have any queries or specific delivery requirements, please get in touch at the time of ordering.

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Visit the Peters bookshop

Our bookshop in central Birmingham has the largest dedicated display of children's, young adult and educational books in the UK, with everything from picture books and reading schemes to teen fiction, graphic novels and A Level set texts.

Expert team

Our librarians and Curriculum Advisors read and review every book we take into stock, so you can be sure you're getting the best most up-to-date titles for your school. Visit us to pick your books straight from the shelves, and chat to our on-site team who can support with book selection and advise on how to make the most of your library.

Free resources for schools

  • 26% off RRP on the majority of titles in stock*
  • Advice from our librarians and Curriculum Advisors
  • Pick up free posters, bookmarks and activity sheets for your school
  • Open to schools and libraries customers 9am–4.30pm Monday to Friday (appointment only)
  • Accessible central Birmingham location close to Birmingham New Street Station
  • Tea and coffee available in our Reading Café

​"Peters books is my special place. With its amazing showroom and expert staff who make you feel so welcome as you browse the amazing selection of children's and YA books, this really is a book lover's paradise."

Kevin Cobane, English and Mathematics Teacher, University of Birmingham School

Please note: Discounts for libraries will be available at their current contracted rate for bookshop visits. If you have a large amount of money to spend, please speak to us about what additional discount may be available.

*Offer excludes short discount items (some academic titles, big books, audio books and book packs). 

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Book your visit today

Book your visit by emailing, completing our online booking form, or calling us on 0121 666 6646.

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