CANCELLATION – Jacqueline Harvey at the Leeds Church Institute

PLEASE NOTE - THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED An Afternoon with Children’s Author Jacqueline Harvey  and the Heroine of Her Books, Alice-Miranda! WHEN: Saturday the 24th of January 2015 WHERE: Leeds Church Institute, Central Road, Leeds (Opposite the Corn Exchange, just off Vicar Lane, above the Out of This World shop.) TIME: 2pm - 4pm COST: Free … Continue reading CANCELLATION – Jacqueline Harvey at the Leeds Church Institute

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EVENT – Chris Nickson Book Launch

  Chris Nickson is launching his latest book! Date: 6th of February Time: 6.30 pm Venue: Waterstones Leeds - 0113 244 4588 There will be free wine apparently - just let Waterstones know that you are coming!!  

The Wood Beneath the Worlds at Leeds Town Hall

Excited to be heading out to see the Wood Beneath the World on Friday evening - I hadn't heard of this event until recently but it sounds very interesting!   BLURB: The Wood Beneath The World is a large­scale, magical forest installation hidden in the depths of Leeds Town Hall Crypt, which has been growing … Continue reading The Wood Beneath the Worlds at Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Libraries is hosting a Tolkien event!

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:  12:30pm - 2:30pm   For details, call (0113) 247 6016   Please note: This is a ticketed event - £4.00 (£3.00 concessions) 

WBN-The Books… BookElf Rants Again

Twenty five books, but which to pick? Well, I've done mine, AR's done her's. The more Leeds' Readers we have applying to be givers, the greater chance of us having a cracking night in April with shed loads of Arcadians finding the book that will make them a reader... 1) look at the list of … Continue reading WBN-The Books… BookElf Rants Again

BookElf’s piece on the Leeds Guardian … with photo!

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 close up to 20 libraries in Leeds. Guest blogger Jess Haigh was one of them. Here's her take on the day of protest Protester Jess Haigh takes part in … Continue reading BookElf’s piece on the Leeds Guardian … with photo!

Why Libraries in Leeds are so important.

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 us everywhere..." - Jean Rhys For longer than I can remember, I have loved books. Not necessarily stories, but always books. I think that my favourites are old, original … Continue reading Why Libraries in Leeds are so important.