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Catalogues, renewals and reservations

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Explore our library catalogue to see what's available in all the Leeds Library and Information service branches, plus the Central library and departments.

Items that you already have on loan can be renewed either online using your library card and PIN or by calling the 24/7 automated telephone renewals line on 0845 1207271, please have your library card or the barcode number of each item to hand

Items can be reserved either online using your library card and PIN or by visiting your local branch. Reservations carry a small charge, see the downloads section below for more details on library charges. Members under the age of 16 years can reserve for free.

eBooks and eAudio items can be downloaded for FREE for all our members, all you need is your library card and PIN.

Remote catalogue search, now you can find a title, borrow, renew and reserve items straight from your mobile phone using SOLUS, our Leeds Library App. Why buy when you can borrow?, use the barcode scan feature which allows you to scan the barcode on any title anywhere, then search our catalogue to see if you can borrow it from us

(For more information on how to join the library use the 'YOUR LIBRARY' section of this website, It's completely free and you can do it at any library or online. Membership benefits, all free, include: loan of 20 books; bookable computers with internet access; online resources from home.)
If you are aged 18 or under, you should visit the Breeze website​ to apply for your combined library card and Breezecard.​​​​​

Click to expandWhat is the library catalogue?

The library catalogue shows the stock we have available in all our branch libraries across Leeds, this includes stock available in each of the specialist departments at the central library including books, CD's, learning materials, music scores etc.

Click to expandHow do I search the library catalogue?

For a simple search, type the author, title, subject that you are interested in or the ISBN.
For more advanced searches click on the 'more search options' text underneath the box, this gives more search options including location and year published.

Click to expandHow do I reserve an item and where do I collect it from?

​Use the library catalogue to search for the item you want and click the'reserve this item' button. There is a £2 charge to reserve a book that is not in their stock, but if unable to purchase a copy then you will be refunded. You will be able to choose which library you would prefer to collect the item from and will be notified when the item has arrived at your chosen library, when you collect your item you can pay the reservation charge if applicable.

Click to expandHow can I find out my PIN number?

If you do not know your PIN number, you can reset it through the My Account link on the online catalogue. Please note this will only work if you have supplied us with your email address. Alternatively, please contact your local library or Enquiry Express on or 0113 378 5005.​​​​​​

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