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Art Exhibition, Fri 14 Sep - Sat 24 Nov 2018, free entry

The Leeds Library 250th Exhibition and Book Launch

The Leeds Library 250th Exhibition and Book Launch

Details

Join us for the opening of our 250th Anniversary Exhibition and the book launch of _Through The Pages_ on Friday 14 September at 5.30pm.

The Exhibition will take you on a journey around the magical rooms of the Library with displays presenting the story of how the Library was founded and has thrived over 250 years. You will come to know our collections, artefacts and oddities as well as our resident ghost, Thomas Sternberg, a former Librarian, who walks the balconies of the Library at night. You will read members’ stories, learn about the building itself and the Library’s current work and plans for the future.

Open daily from Friday 14th September to Saturday 24th November, the Exhibition is free to visit. Opening Times: Mon- Fri, 1-3pm, Sat (except 22/09 when the Library is closed) 11 – 1pm, Sun 11 – 3pm.

The Book - Through The Pages celebrates the library, telling the fascinating story of its foundation, its buildings, its eminent members and the wonderful books it has acquired. Read more about it here [https://www.theleedslibrary.org.uk/whats-on/250th-anniversary/book/] and reserve your copy now at a special price of £25 until the end of September.

This is a free event but booking is essential.

Supported by Arts@Leeds and Leeds City Council and the Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society.

Photo by Daniel Knight.

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 14 Sep - Sat 24 Nov 2018 00:00 to 00:00

Prices

Free entry

This is a free event but booking is essential.

Address

The Leeds Library,
18 Commercial Street,
Leeds,
LS1 6AL

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Map reference: SE 301335  Lat: 53.79751 Long: -1.54392