Welcome to The Leeds Library

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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



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
09.00-18.00 Thursday: 09.00-19.00
Saturday: 09:30-13:00

Any Bank Holiday/extra closures will be advertised on this site and in Speaks Volumes.