Leeds Library and Information Service

Leeds Library and Information Service
32 York Road
Leeds
West Yorkshire
LS9 8TD
England

Website

www.leeds.gov.uk/Leisure_and_culture/Libraries.aspx

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.

Leeds Library & Information Service deal with nearly a million enquiries each year in our libraries, on various subjects quickly and free of charge. We offer a wide ranging information service including -

- Business and Patent information service. All your business and intellectual property needs.
- Central Library - including the Information Centre, Art and Music Libraries.
- Enquiry Express - telephone and online enquiry service
- Europe Direct Leeds
- Jobseeker services
- Local and Family History
- Online resources - search major online resources from the library or home

Venue Type:

Library

Opening hours

please see web site.

Admission charges

Please see web site.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Visit Leeds Central Library

http://www.mylearning.org/overview.asp?journeyid=252

A pdf resource pack for adult learners to help them get around and make the most of Leeds Central Library.

Publisher

  • This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.

ESOL learners visit Leeds Central Library

http://www.mylearning.org/overview.asp?journeyid=256

A pdf resource pack for English speakers of other languages

Publisher

  • This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.

Inventions in Transport from Bradford

http://www.mylearning.org/overview.asp?journeyid=465

Some of the inventions and inventors in Bradford who made a significant contribution to transport developments. The topic highlights key inventors and entrepreneurs and gives a background to a selection of transport inventions.

Publisher

  • This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.

Leeds in World War Two

http://www.mylearning.org/overview.asp?journeyid=226

Information about life in Leeds during WWII. It shows how the city was affected by air raids, how the citizens protected themselves in their shelters, the politicians who visited the city during this time, and how the end of the war was celebrated by the people of Leeds.

Publisher

  • This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.

Originating in Leeds

http://www.mylearning.org/overview.asp?journeyid=200

About some of the inventors and inventions originating in Leeds including John Smeaton and Matthew Murray and John Blenkinsop's rack and pinion railway. Find out about 'the Little Nipper' and the developments in cinematography.

Publisher

  • This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.
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