This evening, while out walking through Leeds Dock, I came across this very sweet little free library! I got so giddy to see ‘Take a Book, … Continue reading Little Free Library in Leeds Dock
University of Huddersfield is running a really interesting reading challenge over on it’s twitter (@HudLib) and instagram (@HudLib) The challenge is to see how many books … Continue reading Day to Night Reading Challenge with @HudLib
Delighted and excited to announce that @BookElfLeeds has a brand new reading challenge! Jess had decided to seek out the Christmas Spirit in contemporary fiction. And … Continue reading Christmas Reading Challenge – 04 – Lakeshore Christmas – Susan Wiggs
Leeds Libraries Quiz Takeover Venue: White Swan Leeds, Swan Street, Leeds Date: Thursday 19th of February 2015 Time: 7:00pm SUPER FANTASTIC QUIZ: from 8:00pm! Leeds Libraries will be taking over … Continue reading EVENT – Leeds Libraries Quiz Takeover
A talk will be held at Leeds Libraries to celebrate J.R.R. Tolkien’s life and work in Leeds. Venue: Central Library Date: 14th of December 2012 Time: … Continue reading Leeds Libraries is hosting a Tolkien event!
I do love reading the odd spot of crime, I suppose it’s one of my guilty pleasures. A day wrapped in Harry Hole’s Smith and Western … Continue reading Crime On Tour @ Leeds Central Library
Julia Donaldson, Waterstones Children’s Laureate, has written a dedicated poem to celebrate National Libraries Day. Library Poem Everyone is welcome to walk through the door. It … Continue reading Library Poem – A Protest By Julia Donaldson
(Last week, a friend of mine confessed that she had no idea where to find a good selection for her eReader. I’ve done a little digging … Continue reading E-Books, Free books and audiobooks. Oh My!
This is a response to something I read on a blog (linked in title-warning it is a link to a political party blog, this is no … Continue reading Oh the suffragette and the librarian can be friends…
Leeds Central Library protest: Defending people’s right to learnIn the region of 50 people held a sit-down protest in Leeds Central Library against council plans to … Continue reading BookElf’s piece on the Leeds Guardian … with photo!
Ahem, as featured on today’s Guardian Leeds “Reading makes immigrants of us all. It takes us away from home, but more important, it finds homes for … Continue reading Why Libraries in Leeds are so important.