Leeds Libraries – eBooks, eAudio, and eMagazines

All our digital reading options are free and accessible via app. You will need your library card and pin number to access them. If you’re not a member of Leeds Libraries you can join online

Leeds Libraries – heritage online

Explore the heritage of Leeds including a bank of over 60,000 photographs of old Leeds. Share your memories online by adding a comment to a photograph. 40,000 comments have been added so far

Leeds Libraries – online resources

Lots of free to use resources including encyclopedia, newspaper archives, dictionaries etc. You will need your library card and pin number to access them. If you’re not a member of Leeds Libraries you can join online

Leeds Museums and Galleries digital discovery sessions

Leeds Museums and Galleries’ learning and access officer Emily Nelson will be hosting the first in a series of Facebook videos examining artefacts from the Leeds Discovery Centre, which is home to more than a million objects from prehistory, Ancient Egypt and the Roman Empire.

Purple Patch Arts – activities for people with learning disabilities

We know how important it is for people to stay active, engaged and stimulated while our Lifelong Learning Programmes are closed. With that in mind, we’ll be posting daily activities on this page, in line with our weekly theme. You can do them all at home, using resources that you should be able to find around the house / garden.

Watch the animals at Monterey Bay Aquarium

With ten live cams to choose from, you can experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are – be delighted by the antics of the sea otters or mellow out to the hypnotic drifting of the jellies.

Virtual tours of the world’s best museums and galleries

A list of virtual tours of the world’s best museums and galleries including the British Museum, New York Guggenheim, and Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum.

Virtual tours of National Parks

Take virtual tours of 5 USA National Parks

Project Gutenberg

Download free out of copyright books including Shakespeare, Edgar Allen Poe, Frankenstein, etc.

Stream recordings from The Berliner Philharmoniker

The Berliner Philharmoniker invite you to visit their virtual concert hall free of charge.

The Wind in the Willows

Stream a video of the West End production for free.

Virtual walks of Roundhay Park

Walk around Roundhay Park, via Youtube. There’s also a group on Facebook.