The Library’s AGM 2019: Calling Notice and Trustee Nomination Form

May 21, 2019 3:16 pm

Official Notice of the Library’s forthcoming Annual General Meeting. The Annual General Meeting of the Leeds Library will take place on Saturday 29th June 2019 at 2pm. The Library counter will close at 1.30pm. Refreshments will be served for members from 1.30pm. The meeting will commence at 2pm and will be followed by a talk, […]

Simon Armitage Named as the UK’s 21st Poet Laureate

May 21, 2019 2:53 pm

The Library’s patron, Simon Armitage has been named as the UK’s 21st Poet Laureate succeeding Carol Ann Duffy who has held the post for the last 10 years. There have been 3 other Yorkshire poet laureates: Laurence Eusden, Alfred Austin and Ted Hughes. Britain’s highest literary honour has its roots in the 17th century, when […]

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Nowt but verse

February 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Nowt but verseJoin Leeds based poet Hannah Stone for  a series of regular Friday Lunchtime poetry readings at Leeds Library.In February Nowt but Verse welcomes Patrick Lodge, author of no fewer than three poetry volumes published by Yorkshire’s own Valley Press. His most recent collection explores the dark realities of Captain Cook’s voyages. Patrick tends to winter overseas so we have been lucky to pin him down for the day.Booking is free. Bring your own lunch and prepare to be…

Speculative Fiction from Hong Kong with Dorothy Tse (謝曉虹) & Natascha Bruce

February 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

A reading and Q&A with acclaimed Hong Kong author Dorothy Tse (謝曉虹) and translator Natascha Bruce. 24 Feb. PWYF.

The Quiet Volume – Tues 25th to Sat 29th Feb 2020

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Quiet Volume, created by International Live Artist, Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells is an hour long, mesmerising, whispered, self-generated and 'automatic' performance for two at a time. Part of Leeds Lit Fest. Tues 25-Sat 29 Feb. Various times. £6.

The Quiet Volume – Tues 25th to Sat 29th Feb 2020

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

The Quiet Volume, created by International Live Artist, Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells is an hour long, mesmerising, whispered, self-generated and 'automatic' performance for two at a time. Part of Leeds Lit Fest. Tues 25-Sat 29 Feb. Various times. £6.

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