Happy birthday to us!

January 12, 2018 4:55 pm

2018 is our 250th year and to celebrate we have various exhibitions, events, a celebration dinner and a conference planned for the year. Keep checking our events lists but in the meantime read this lovely article by Chris Nickson from the Big Bookend blog here.

The card catalogue has been integrated into our online catalogue!

August 11, 2017 3:35 pm

The card catalogue records have now been merged into our online catalogue.  This means that you can search for everything in one place. The records have ‘Card Catalogue’ as the medium, class mark and location.  To find out its class mark (the number that can usually be found on the spine of the book and tells […]

Booking on the Library’s events just got easier!

June 30, 2017 10:24 am

To book on one of the Library’s events, just visit our new look events page and you’ll be taken straight to the Eventbrite booking page.

Welcome to our new website!

June 7, 2017 2:49 pm

Welcome to our new website.  We hope you like the look of it and the new features such as: Membership store New look events page Members’ Forum We’ve also had new photographs taken of the Library.  We hope you like it all.  If you’re a member why not register to post on our Forum and […]

Events at The Leeds Library

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

Tuesday 27th February,
18:15 to 20:45

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 lib more...

The Leeds Library Members' Film Club (Z2018)

Saturday 3rd March,
13:15 to 16:15

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...

Headingley LitFest - Ruth Robbins, Trial of Maud Allen (Salome)

Wednesday 7th March,
19:30 to 21:30

Headingley LitFest – Ruth Robbins, Trial of Maud Allen (Salome) In this public talk, Professor Ruth Robbins (Leeds Beckett) retells the story of the 1918 Maud Allen case, a Canadian dancer who sue more...

Headingley LitFest - Robin Lustig's new book "Is anything happening?"

Saturday 10th March,
14:00 to 16:00

Headingley LitFest – Robin Lustig's new book "Is anything Happening?" In the days before mobile phones, the internet and 24-hour news channels, the easiest way for a British foreign correspondent to more...