The Leeds Library is one of Leeds’ best kept secrets.  Membership brings with it benefits including:

  • Access to over 150,000 titles spanning 500 years
  • All daily broadsheets and over 60 magazines
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Generous borrowing limits
  • No fines
  • A library that will buy upon your recommendations
  • A relaxing oasis in the middle of the city
  • A perfect location to study, write or research
  • A great personal service from friendly, knowledgeable staff
  • Members only coffee corner, events, activities and clubs
  • Bi-monthly newsletter

If you are interested in joining you need to complete an application form, provide relevant payment and provide two forms of identification (something with your current address on such as a recent utility bill and something with your signature on such as a bank card). You can join on our website or call into the library.


Events at The Leeds Library

Chelping @ The Carriageworks Theatre

Wednesday 14th November,
19:30 to 21:30

CHELPING @ THE CARRIAGEWORKS THEATRE, WEDNESDAY 14 NOVEMBER. Doors 7.00pm. Start 7.30pm. Tickets: £5. For one night only, Wednesday 14th November, Chelping is coming to you from the bar in the Carria more...

The Things We Wouldn't Otherwise Find

Wednesday 14th November,
19:30 to 22:00

The Things We Wouldn't Otherwise Find,  Tuesday 6 - Saturday 17 November. Just a few tickets left for some performances. Please book using the individual day ticket links. Sales on this link have bee more...

The Things We Wouldn't Otherwise Find - Saturday 17th November

Saturday 17th November,
19:30 to 20:30

The Things We Wouldn't Otherwise Find, Saturday 17th November. Just 8 tickets left! Doors open at 7pm, performance starts at 7.30pm for 50 mins. ‘I LIKE HOW BOOKS SMELL AND FEEL. I LIKE THE WEIGHT O more...

Joanne Harris in conversation

Tuesday 20th November,
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 Sal more...