The Leeds Library and the Thoresby Society

Book Launch


Libraries in Leeds: a Historical Survey, 1152-c.1939
P.S.Morrish (Thoresby Society, 2019)

Wednesday 15 January 2020, 1 – 2 pm

Join us at the Leeds Library to hear more about this new book, which surveys 8oo years of libraries in Leeds, from Kirkstall Abbey through the development of private, commercial, specialist, academic and public libraries. The Leeds Library itself features, and there will be a display of items from the library of the antiquarian Ralph Thoresby (1658-1725), now in the Thoresby Society’s archives.


Free, including refreshments.

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