Welcome to The Leeds Library
The Leeds Library began life modestly in 1768 above a bookseller’s shop. Today the library is a charity and has a wonderful collection of books and periodicals housed in a fine two hundred year-old building.
Enter our website and discover more about us, our history and our activities
The original list of members from c.1768. Note that Joseph Priestley's name has been crossed out next to share number 10.
For dates and to book a place on any of our enents, please see our events page! One of our highlights is The Haunting (a celebration of 250 years of the ghost story).
We are open:
Monday, Wednesday & Friday: 09.00 - 17.00
Tuesday: 09.00-18.00 Thursday: 09.00-19.00
Any Bank Holiday/extra closures will be advertised on this site and in Speaks Volumes.