Enquiries 0113 247 6016, meeting room hire 0113 247 8911.
Monday 09.00 - 20.00
Tuesday 09.00 - 20.00
Wednesday 09.00 - 20.00
Thursday 09.00 - 17.00
Friday 09.00 - 17.00
Saturday 10.00 - 17.00
Sunday 13.00 - 17.00
From Saturday Nov 16th, the Business and Research department in Central Library will be undergoing a refurbishment. During this time our staff will be able to assist customers with their enquiries, however some requests may take a little longer. It would be advisable to telephone ahead of your visit. Thank you for your patience
Variation in our standard opening hours - where these occur due to bank holidays etc, these will be shown in the 'documents' tab.
The Central library includes specialist departments to assist with enquiries and research, Art library, Central Lending, Music and Performing arts, Business and research, including Business and Patents and Local and Family History. More information about these services can be found in the 'Related Pages' section.
Services and facilities in the Central Library
- Free book lending service for adults and children - fiction, non-fiction, large print, storytapes for children, talking books, world and other language books
- Free computer access for adults and children with Microsoft office
- Assistive technology
- Community information
- Council papers and planning applications (online)
- Drama collection
- Employment and training advice
- Events and activities for adult and children
- Free internet access
- Intellectual property
- Learning sessions
- Leeds Tapestry - 16 panels of extraordinary work of art about the history of the city.
- Newspapers and journals - details in documents.
- Online resources
- Printing - black and white, colour
- Quiet study area
- Readers' group and writers' group
- Request service
- Special collections