EVENTS

The Leeds Library 250th - Ghostly Poetry Walk with Mark Pajak

Wednesday 24th October 2018,
20:00 to 21:15

This Ghostly Poetry Walk with Mark Pajak is a special commission for the Leeds Library's 250th Anniversary and the Museums at Night Festival. The Leeds Library, one of the most haunted buildings in more...

Trio Literati present: War on our doorstep

Friday 26th October 2018,
13:00 to 14:00

The Leeds Library: Thoresby -based performance Trio Literati present WAR ON OUR DOORSTEP (Far Headingley, 1939) Tune into wartime Leeds through three Yorkshire diary writers:- a housewife; a raw more...

The Hidden at The Leeds Library

Wednesday 31st October 2018,
12:30 to 14:00

Your mission, if you chose to accept it, is to crack the code!  Fresh from its SELL out run of THE HIDDEN at Edinburgh International Book Festival, The Hidden comes to the Leeds Library. The Leeds more...

The Things We Wouldn't Otherwise Find

Tuesday 6th November 2018,
19:30 to 22:00

‘I LIKE HOW BOOKS SMELL AND FEEL. I LIKE THE WEIGHT OF THEM. I LIKE THE PROMISE OF THEM. HOW THEY HOLD STORIES AND IDEAS BUT HOW THEY’RE VERY QUIET ABOUT IT.’ The spirit of libraries past and more...

The Leeds Library Members' Film Club (IG2018)

Saturday 10th November 2018,
13:15 to 16:15

PLEASE NOTE NEW DATE! Members' Film Club: The Anti-war War Season  Details are only available in the library. £4.00 including refreshments SORRY - LEEDS LIBRARY MEMBERS ONLY! more...

Wrong 'Un by Red Ladder Theatre

Sunday 11th November 2018,
19:00 to 21:00

Wrong 'Un. A one-woman musical written by Boff Whalley, directed by Red Ladder’s Artistic Director Rod Dixon. February 1918, and after several decades of protest and four years of bloody war more...

Joanne Harris in conversation

Tuesday 20th November 2018,
19:00 to 21:00

We are delighted to welcome best-selling author Joanne Harris to the Leeds Library. She will be in conversation with Leeds writer and poet James Nash. Joanne will talk about her new novel,The Blue more...

The Yorkshire Red Books of Humphry Repton

Wednesday 21st November 2018,
19:30 to 21:00

To mark the bicentenary of the death of Humphry Repton (1752-1818), this lecture by Dr Patrick Eyres will discuss his innovative role as professional landscape gardener and successor to 'Capability' more...

Wilson Armistead. A Story of Religion and Activism in Leeds by Joe Williams

Thursday 22nd November 2018,
19:30 to 21:00

To mark the 250th Anniversary of The Leeds Library, this year’s Priestley Lecture focuses on one of the unsung heroes of Leeds, Wilson Armistead (1819-1868), a Leeds Library member and activist. more...

The Leeds Library Members' Film Club 'BIG NIGHT IN!' (C2018)

Friday 23rd November 2018,
17:30 to 20:00

Members' Film Club: The Film Club Big Night In! Short film - a buffet supper - and screening of main film Details of films are only available in the library. £10.00 per head Please let us know if more...

The Book as an Object

Wednesday 28th November 2018,
11:30 to 12:30

    The Book as an Object A look at the different methods of book construction and how the process has evolved historically, from the first books inscribed on clay tablets in the 7th C, BC to more...

The Leeds Library Members' Film Club (V2018)

Saturday 1st December 2018,
13:15 to 16:30

Members' Film Club: The Classics Season Details are only available in the library. £4.00 including refreshments SORRY - LEEDS LIBRARY MEMBERS ONLY! more...

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