History of Leeds Libraries

Selection of articles and other resources exploring the history and heritage of Leeds Libraries, including our beautiful, Grade II* listed Central Library (Municipal) building. Click to read more…

A Partial History of Leeds Central Library

A Library at War: Leeds Central Library During WW2

Local History Quiz #7: Leeds Central Library

Leeds Central Library Tiled Hall

Alan Bennett on the Central Library

Celebrating 80-years of the Children’s Library

The Municipal Buildings: A History Tour in Photographs

National Libraries Week 2020
Landing page for a series of articles taking a nostalgic look at local, branch libraries around Leeds, as well as brief histories of staff at the Central Library and the Mobile Library Service