The Leeds Library offers Members a number of opportunities to engage with the our community in exclusive Members’ clubs, including monthly book, film and craft clubs. If you have any questions about any of these activities, or would like to get involved, please email us on 

Monday Evening Book Club 

This book club meets on the second Monday of the month from 6pm – 7pm.

We are a relaxed and friendly group who tend to read fiction books mostly. We have brilliant discussions that take us down the most unexpected paths…Anyone is welcome to join us! The next books to be discussed are:

DecJoy in the Morning by PG Wodehouse.

Tuesday Morning Book Club 

This book club meets on the first Tuesday of the month from 10.30am – 12pm.

The selection of books is made from Members’ own suggestions and is published in advance. The next books to be discussed are:

5th SeptemberThe Garden Party and other Stories by Katherine Mansfield, edited by Lorna Sage (Penguin Classic 2007)

3th OctoberWhale Rider by Witi Ihimaera

7st NovemberAfternoon Raag by Amit Chaudhuri

5th DecemberLost Empires by J B Priestley

2th JanuaryA Passage to India by E M Forster

6th FebruaryOld Goriot by Honore Balsac

Film Club

Film Club takes place twice a month on a Wednesday and a Saturday. It’s free to all Library Members to attend, or you can pay a modest £5 fee for refreshments if you would like them.

Full details are on our events pages.

Due to licensing restrictions, we are unable to advertise the films that we are showing online, but you can find a list in the Library. In order to attend you must register online in advance.

Saturday 4th November, 3pm

Wednesday 15th November, 6pm

Craft Club

Monday 6th November

Monday 4th December

Craft Club takes place on the first Monday of the month from 5pm – 7pm and the third Friday of the month from 12pm – 2pm.

As well as giving you the opportunity to bring your own craft projects and work on them, you will be able to meet other Members in a relaxed and creative atmosphere and share advice and swap ideas.

We welcome knitters, sketchers, calligraphers, felters, beaders, embroiderers, model makers, jewellery makers, cross-stitchers and others at all levels of ability. We provide free tea and coffee, and all we ask is that your craft is portable as we can’t store things for you between meetings unfortunately.

The next dates are:

Monday 4th September

Friday 15th September

Monday 2nd October

Friday 20th October

Coffee Club

Coffee Club takes place once a month on a Thursday 10.30am – 12pm. Join your fellow members in the Thoresby Room for a slice of homemade cake, a hot drink, and a chat. All members are welcome. Places are limited and booking is essential, the ticket price includes a slice of cake and unlimited tea/coffee/juice.

Coffee Club will return in the New Year – updates will be posted here

Details on our events pages.

Writing Group

Need a helping hand with your novel, poetry or memoir? Share your work-in-progress and gather feedback from fellow writers in a supportive atmosphere. The Writing Group is member-led and meets every 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 12pm in the New Room. To express your interest please contact

The Next dates for the Writing Group are:


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