Leeds Public Libraries

Contact details

Website: www.leeds.gov.uk/libraries/central-library Email: libraryenquiries@leeds.gov.uk Telephone: +44 0113 378 5005

Leeds Public Libraries

About the library

The Grade II* listed Central Library holds the rare book and manuscript collections. Highlights include the Gott Bequest of early gardening and botanical books and the Gascoigne Collection of naval and military history. The library also houses a rich collection of books relating to Leeds and Yorkshire.

Library Hub Discover holds the Special Collections, Local History, Music and Art Collections of Leeds Public Libraries.

The local library catalogue is available online.

Accessing materials

Can I see live document availability on Library Hub Discover? No.

Can I obtain items via inter-library loan? No - this library does not participate in the inter-library lending scheme.

Can I visit the library to view materials? Yes - see the library's website for access details. If you wish to visit it is advisable to contact the library in advance, to ensure that they can accommodate you and that the material you need will be available.


Browse all of the Leeds Public Library records in Library Hub Discover here.