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Leeds Central Library

Leeds Central Library


The Library has free internet access for public use, holiday activities for all age groups and photocopying facilities.

Friendly staff are always available to help you find the information you need!

Disabled access, free Internet access in I.T. Suites, assistive technology, quiet study room, meeting room for hire, colour and black and white photocopiers, Fax.

IT and online resources in Central.
There are computers on every floor of the Central Library for library members to use free of charge. Surf the net, word process, send e-mails or do research, it’s your choice!
Book a session online at, ask at the Ground Floor Reception Desk or telephone 0113 247 8911 to book. There is an extensive range of online resources available, some from home and some from the Central Library.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for educational visitsOn-site light refreshmentsPostboxFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Business supportChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening Details

Open all the time

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 9am - 8pm
Thursday, Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday 10am – 5pm
Sunday 1pm – 5pm


Free entry



Central Library

0113 247 6016


Calverley Street,



See location of Leeds Central Library on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 298338  Lat: 53.79966 Long: -1.54903

By Car:

Follow signs for Leeds city centre. On approaching the city, follow signs for the City Loop. The loop road take you past the Library on the right (just after the Town Hall), with the closest car park being The Light.

By Public Transport:

From Leeds train station, walk up Park Row to The Headrow. Cross the road and turn left. The Library is next to the Art Gallery on your right, with and outdoor chessboard, outside the entance. There are two entrances - one for disabled access and one via steps.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Leeds station


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • PostboxPostbox
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Business supportBusiness support
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed