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Search Aspect ( Children''s Library )
Location - Leeds & District

Central Library, Children's Library, preparing for move to Town Hall (City Centre)
Colour image17th August 1999. View showing the Children's section of the Central Library when closed in preparation for the move to the Town Hall. Most of the library has been cleared but a few booksheleves remain, along with posters for The Reading Safari Children's summer reading game. The Central Library moved to the Town Hall while essential fire safety improvements were made in Municipal Buildings.
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Hunslet Branch Library, Interior, Junior Room (Hunslet)
Black & White imageUndated, View looks across the Junior Room in Hunslet Library. Fittings and fixtures for the library were designed by Thomas Horsman and Co Ltd and cost £1049 17s 6d. Alternating square and circular tables with Art Deco style sunburst back chairs are visible in the centre of the room. The walls are lined with bookshelves which are divided into subject categories. The categories are displayed along the top of the shelves and include 'Sea Stories', School Stories for Girls' and 'Books' that tell you things about real persons places and things. The shelves on the right are interspersed with small display stands including 'Zoo Folk' and Scouting for Boys', while on the right there are small reading desks.
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Hunslet Branch Library, Interior, Junior Room (Hunslet)
Black & White imageUndated, The childrens room at Hunslet Library is visible in this view. The room is well lit with skylights and windows with geometric patterned curtains. Fixed bookshelves line the walls on either side with subjects running across the top. Single desks can be seen to the left desks can be seen to the left with small display stands to the right. Square and circular tables are positioned in two rows in the centre. On the back wall is a wooden fireplace with a rug in front and a clock on the mantlpiece. Above this is a large painting depicting a group of children looking over a wall towards the sea. Either side of the fire place are shelves containing 'Books That Answer Questions'.
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Moor Allerton Branch Library, Interior, Children's Library (Moor Allerton)
Black & White image1982 The Children's Section of Moor Allerton Library is visible in this view. Shelves containing Information Books are on the left. The Picture Books are situated to the right in 'kinder boxes' to allow easy access for children. Circular plastic chairs surround movable kinder boxes in the centre with a large beanbag visible in the foreground. A book display on the right contains the titles 'Long Neck and Thunder Foot' by Helen Piers and 'On Friday Somthing Happened' by John Prater. This area is now used as the Reference Section.
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Sheepscar Branch Library, Interior, Children's Library (Sheepscar) (1 comment)
Black & White imageUndated, View looks across the Children's Corner of Sheepscar Library towards the Adult Lending area, seen in the background. The flooring is made up of cork tiles while the furniture and fittings are of oak. To the left are 'Books To Read In The Library', with 'General Stories' and 'School Stories' on the right. One of the books on display is Joyce Lankester Brisley's 'Milly Molly Mandy Stories'. Next to these shelves is a sink which was used by the children to wash their hands before handling the books.
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