Residents and dignitaries this week (Monday 21 October 2019) gathered to officially mark the reopening of the Hunslet Community Hub and Library. 50+ people gathered in the former library, on Waterloo Road, down the side of the Penny Hill Centre – which was given a £600,000 makeover earlier this year.
The new Hunslet Community Hub and library design brings together the wonderful heritage of the building with a modern twist, offering an integrated service with much improved hours of opening and a new Customer Service option to assist the local community with Council enquiries, a new computer suite with self-
Hunslet will soon have its Community Hub, with the 12-16 weeks of building work to convert Hunslet Library beginning on Saturday 16 February 2019. The creation of the Hub is a substantial investment into the communities of Hunslet, Hunslet Carr, and the newer Riverside estates. Our communities have told me
The Hunslet Remembered group (facilitated by Leeds Libraries and in partnership with South Leeds Live at Home) took a trip down memory lane last month and visited areas of Hunslet that brought back memories of their childhood. Using augmented reality on iPads they could see images from www.leodis.net of what
An exhibition based on local people’s memories of Hunslet and Stourton opens on Thursday at Hunslet Library, off Church Street. Communities Librarian Rachel Benn writes: Join us to launch this exhibition sharing the memories of people who grew up in the area of Hunslet and Stourton. These memories are people’s
The Summer Reading Challenge ‘Animal Agents’ has launched across all Leeds Libraries! Can you help the animal agents solve the clues and crack the codes? Visit the library three times and read six books this summer and collect fantastic prizes for reading. Smelly stickers and more! You can borrow up
Digital Angels are holding another Techy Tea Party at Hunslet Library. Our last one was great fun so do come down to learn about the internet over a nice cuppa! For more information go to the Age UK Leeds website here; call (0113) 389 3017; or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library Fest Leeds 2017 starts this week and here are some of the events taking place in our local South Leeds Libraries: Monday 6 February Lego Fun – Gigantic Build at Dewsbury Road Library from 3.30pm Tuesday 7 February Writers group – Modernist Poetry session at Beeston Library 1.00–2.30pm T-shirt
A fantastic festival celebrating the magic of libraries in Leeds is set to open this week. Timed to coincide with half term, a diverse range of activities and events for all ages to enjoy are set to be held at Leeds City Council libraries across the city from Saturday 14
Cuts to the opening times of libraries across Leeds are likely to be approved this week. Leeds City Council’s Executive Board will debate a report at its meeting on Wednesday (15 October 2014) which proposes cuts of 12% across the city. The figure in South Leeds is slightly higher