The Next Chapter Project

March 10, 2022 11:00 am

Be part of our next chapter and help us secure the future of The Leeds Library. We are delighted to announce that the Library has purchased 15 Commercial Street, the […]

New CEO appointed

November 30, 2023 4:39 pm

We are delighted to announce that our Board of Trustees has appointed a new CEO. Nina Corey joins the Leeds Library with seventeen years’ experience working in heritage, including as […]

£250K award from The National Lottery Heritage Fund towards ‘The Next Chapter’ project

September 1, 2023 11:49 am

The Leeds Library received a grant of £249,500 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund in support of its Next Chapter Project. Made possible by money raised by National Lottery players, […]

Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE Becomes Patron of The Leeds Library

November 4, 2021 7:41 am

The Leeds Library, the oldest membership subscription library of its kind in the country, has today (4 November 2021) announced that the international bestselling author Barbara Taylor Bradford OBE has […]

A House Through Time in Leeds

September 1, 2021 11:06 am

The last series of A House Through Time which aired on BBC2 last September included a segment filmed in the Library and here’s what David Olusoga says about us: “The […]

Member Update. Service Changes from Monday 17th May

May 6, 2021 3:49 pm

Working on the basis that the Government’s roadmap continues on the timetable that has been set, the following changes in service will be made from 17th May: Revised Opening Hours […]

Leeds Lit Fest Shortlisted for Best Literary Festival. Please Vote! 

April 27, 2021 4:27 pm

Thank you so much for voting for Leeds Lit Fest in the Saboteur Awards. We made the shortlist and would love to win the Best Literary Festival category for the second […]

Speaks Volumes 26, the bi-monthly newsletter of the Leeds Library, is out now

April 12, 2021 8:33 am

The latest edition of our bi-monthly newsletter Speaks Volumes is out now. Keep up to date with the latest news from the Leeds Library and our reopening today! Read Speaks […]

Q&As on the Reopening of the Leeds Library for Members from Monday 12 April

April 9, 2021 5:35 pm

The information set out here is to help you understand how the Library will operate for Members when we reopen on Monday 12th April so that you are aware of […]

Call for Papers. Independent Libraries Association Conference 2021

April 8, 2021 12:08 pm

Independent Libraries Association Conference 2021 – Call for Papers. Hosted by the Leeds Library, 24th-25th September 2021. We are delighted to re-issue the call for papers for the ILA’s annual […]

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