Our usual opening hours are:

Monday – Wednesday, 9.30am-6.00pm with the exception of the second Tuesday of every month when the Library opens at 10.00am.

Thursday, 9.30am-7.00pm

Friday, 9.30am-5.00pm

Saturday, 9.30am-1.30pm

2020 Closures

April

Good Friday, 10th April – Easter Monday, 13th April incl.

May

May Day, Friday 8th May

Spring Bank Holiday, Monday 25th May

August:

Bank Holiday, Monday 31st August

December:

Christmas. Dates to be announced

2021

January:

Friday 1st, reopening Saturday 2nd

 

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Speaking to the Shelves: Creative Writing Workshop-Matthew Hedley Stoppard

January 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Have you always been a reader? Have you ever fancied having a go at writing creatively but haven’t yet devoted time to it? Perhaps you are an experienced writer looking for a new form to explore or need some good old-fashioned inspiration.Our Spring Speaking to the Shelves creative writing programme begins with Matthew Hedley Stoppard: rendering place and time in poetry on Saturday 18th January,10am-12pm with the option to stay from 12-1pm for feedback. Tickets are £13. Matthew will be running this workshop…

Speaking to the Shelves: Creative Writing Workshop-Matthew Hedley Stoppard

January 18 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Have you always been a reader? Have you ever fancied having a go at writing creatively but haven’t yet devoted time to it? Perhaps you are an experienced writer looking for a new form to explore or need some good old-fashioned inspiration.Our Spring Speaking to the Shelves creative writing programme begins with Matthew Hedley Stoppard: rendering place and time in poetry on Saturday 18th January, 1.30pm-3.30pm with the option to stay from 3.30-4.30pm for feedback. Tickets are £13. Matthew Hedley Stoppard is the UK's…

The Thoresby Society Members evening

January 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Thoresby – Members eveningMembers of The Thoresby Society are invited to join us for the annual members evening. 1.      The Prints and prospects of Samuel Buck – a talk by Dr Roy Yates.2.      The Leeds Bantams in World War 1. – Chris Hindle will share some of his research.This will be followed up by an excursion in the spring.Refreshments will be provided in between the talks. This is a FREE event but booking is essential. 

Leeds Library and Civic Trust joint event: James Rhodes ‘Lost in the past; women of Leeds’

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

All welcome!“Leeds history writer James Rhodes will talk to us about the lives of some notable women from Leeds’s past whose stories deserve to be much better known than they are today.” 

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