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A Secret History of The Brontes

Image of the Bronte parsonage

18 January 2013 12:30pm - 1:30pm

Central Library lunchtime talk

 

Join us at the Central library in Leeds and delve into the world of the Brontes during your lunch hour.

Join Sarah Prescott, Literary Archivist at the Brotherton Library's Special Collections as she brings to life the Bronte's.

This is a ticketed event​

Price:   £4 or £3 concessionary.

Contact details:   Please ring 0113 224 3801 - Leeds Box Office. Ticketed event £4/ £3 conc.

Additional information:  

 

Central library 

Calverley Street
Leeds
LS1 3AB

t.   0113 247 6016

Details  

Local library. See the libraries pages for more information.

Facilities  

Internet access
Meeting rooms
Photocopier - black and white
Study space

Access  

There is on street parking only, and access is dependent on where the vehicle is parked.  The surface is mainly concrete and paving slabs with curbs in various conditions. There is the possibility of crossing busy roads via pelican crossings. There are several access points: 1) Victoria Gardens basement level access via either eight steps or ramp. There is also level access via the Galley Shop/Brew Bar. Lift access to all floors. 2) Access via Art Gallery up a number of stairs or ramp through automatic doors. These are automatic doors to the Art Gallery; Access to the library is through the Tiled Hall Café. Access to other areas via lift. 3) Calverley street entrance up a number of stairs and through a heavy double door. Access to other floors via lift. Accessible toilets are located in the basement area or in the Art Gallery and there is a Changing Places facility in the Gallery Shop. The building has four floors, ground level to third. All public library areas have low level counters and portable Induction loop is available if required. Large keyboards, mouse, trackball, screen magnifier, Global Writer and Boardmaker are also available.

Public transport  

The library is on the local bus routes. Please contact Metroline for up-to-date travel information on (0113) 245 7676

Parking  

NCP Parking nearby

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