Tour of The Leeds Library

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Have you ever walked past The Leeds Library and wanted to find out more about our beautiful building and its collection? …then book a free tour! The Leeds Library is the oldest-surviving members’ subscription library in the UK. Founded in 1768, the Library moved to its current purpose-built premises on Commercial Street in 1808, and […]

Tour of The Leeds Library

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Have you ever walked past The Leeds Library and wanted to find out more about our beautiful building and its collection? …then book a free tour! The Leeds Library is the oldest-surviving members’ subscription library in the UK. Founded in 1768, the Library moved to its current purpose-built premises on Commercial Street in 1808, and […]

Ghost Story Workshop

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

"I wants to make your flesh creep" - reading and writing the Victorian Ghost Story Exploring Victorian ghost stories as inspiration for new writing. What better place to sit and talk (and write) ghost stories than the Leeds Library? The oldest parts of the library date from 1808, and many odd goings-on have been reported […]

Tour of The Leeds Library

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Have you ever walked past The Leeds Library and wanted to find out more about our beautiful building and its collection? …then book a free tour! The Leeds Library is the oldest-surviving members’ subscription library in the UK. Founded in 1768, the Library moved to its current purpose-built premises on Commercial Street in 1808, and […]

Tour of The Leeds Library

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Have you ever walked past The Leeds Library and wanted to find out more about our beautiful building and its collection? …then book a free tour! The Leeds Library is the oldest-surviving members’ subscription library in the UK. Founded in 1768, the Library moved to its current purpose-built premises on Commercial Street in 1808, and […]

Book Binding Workshop

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

This Book Binding workshop will be based on Vatican Limp Binding which is an historical binding technique where glue isn’t used. You will make an A6 sketchbook inspired by late medieval ledgers. The class involves measuring and folding the cover, pricking holes, and mastering a deceptively simple sewing technique to attach the covers. Suitable for […]

Time to Write

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Time out from our ever-busy world and its demands can be the most valuable thing of all to a writer. This session offers up to twenty people the exclusive use of our Grade II* listed building in the heart of the city centre. Dating from 1808, the Leeds Library houses a unique and growing collection […]

Tour of The Leeds Library

The Leeds Library 18 Commercial Street, Leeds, England, United Kingdom

Have you ever walked past The Leeds Library and wanted to find out more about our beautiful building and its collection? …then book a free tour! The Leeds Library is the oldest-surviving members’ subscription library in the UK. Founded in 1768, the Library moved to its current purpose-built premises on Commercial Street in 1808, and […]

Events at The Leeds Library

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