You don’t have to be a member to use the Library as a researcher. Simply get the establishment you are researching/studying at to send us confirmation of what you are researching and contact us to make an appointment. Before your appointment please submit to us a completed visitor record sheet so we can prepare items that you wish to consult. Please read and sign a copy of the Guide to use by Researchers‘ below and bring it with you on your first visit along with two forms of ID confirming your address (e.g. a recent bill) and a photo (e.g. passport or photo driving licence).

Events at The Leeds Library

The Leeds Library Members' Film Club (AOAM2018)

Saturday 7th April,
13:15 to 16:30

Members' Film Club: The “I fought the law…” Crime Season Details are only available in the library. £4.00 including refreshments SORRY - LEEDS LIBRARY MEMBERS ONLY! more...

The Leeds Library, The Through the Pages Anniversary Monthly Film Series (IHON)

Monday 9th April,
18:15 to 20:00

The Leeds Library celebrates its 250th anniversary this year, and each month, we will show a film around the themed monthly exhibitions on display in our foyer. Details are only available in the libr more...

Chelping @ The Leeds Library

Wednesday 11th April,
19:30 to 22:00

Launch of the Leeds Library's monthly spoken word night, hosted by Matt Abbott and presenting award winning Joelle Taylor, supported by Genevieve Walsh. Doors open 7pm. Joelle Taylor Joelle Taylor is more...

Tour of the Leeds Library

Wednesday 18th April,
10:30 to 11:30

Visit the historic Leeds Library. The oldest surviving library of its kind in the UK. All welcome but booking essential. more...