About the Library

Situated on the 5th floor, Leeds College of Music Library provides a wide range of learning resources and services to cater for your course, including:

  • Access to around 8000 books

  • Over 30,000 items of  printed music

  • 11,000 CDs ,700 DVDs & 9000 LPs

  • The most relevant music databases for your course

  • Quiet and silent study zones

Opening Hours

The conservatoire library is open during term time and vacation periods.

Library News

Keep up to date with all the latest news and resources from the library.

Contact Us

There are various ways in which you can get in touch and we are always looking for your feedback.

Library Staff

Meet our friendly team who are there to help you get the best out of the library services.


Find out about the many facilities the library provides during your study at the conservatoire.

Fines & Regulations

Familiarise yourself with the library rules and learn how to avoid fines.

More than just books!

Music Streaming Sites

The Library subscribe to many music streaming sites such as Naxos, Alexander Street Press and Desktop DJ where you can listen to 1000s of multi genre sound recordings, create your own play lists and listen on the go.

Electronic Text

The library subscribe to electronic text databases such as JSTOR, Rock's Backpages, Music, EBSCO Journals, Myilibrary and Grove Music Online. The majority of databases have offsite access meaning you can read E-Books and Journal articles from the comfort of home.

Jazz Archive

The library is home to the Conservatoires's Jazz Archive, opened by Digby Fairweather in 1990, which holds original manuscripts, printed music and valuable collections of biographical files as well as a wide range of recordings.