Library Portal

Pages from a book overlooking the view from Leeds Arts University Library at Blenheim Walk


Welcome to Leeds Arts University library Portal page. Here you can find library opening times, contact information, our library catalogue, and discover our special collections & online resources.

The libraries are currently accessible to all students and staff via Library Bookings. Booking a space is quick and simple and must be done in advance to help us monitor capacity and ensure social distancing. You can also visit our eStudio page where you will find information and announcements related to the library service, advice and inductions on how to use the library, library account help, research and reference guides, online resources, contact details and much more.

If you have any queries or need help from a member of the library team please contact:

Spring 2021 Opening Times

Blenheim Walk | 0113 202 8169

Monday - Friday - 08:30 - 21:00

Saturday - 10:00 - 17:00

Closed on Sundays

Vernon Street | 0113 202 8096

Monday - Friday 08:30 - 17:30

Closed on weekends

Alumni Access

Leeds Arts University alumni have reference access to the university library. To book an appointment please contact alumni relations at:


Leeds Arts University library is a member of the SCONUL Access scheme which allows university library users to borrow or use books and journals at other libraries which belong to the scheme. To find out more, check your eligibility and apply, please visit the SCONUL Access website. 

*Please note: the sheme is currently suspended due to the pandemic, please check the website for guidance

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