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Monday night, all drinks 1. A student institution!

I miss this place on a weekly basis...
helpinuglypeoplehavesex - 25 Sep 2008 17:22
Dire place - even when it's empty you can't get served and the tables are full of crap. Even students deserve better.
graham2 - 3 Aug 2008 19:54
Shockingly grim. Aims squarely for the student market - if that's not you then you really should go over the road to the Pack Horse or Eldon.
pubcollector - 28 May 2007 21:54
Ye Gods - they spend a fortune converting this magnificent old building into a pub... and then they can't be bothered to serve any real ale! Only the chilled lagers, etc, are available.
The wonderful architecture, reeking of history, deserves better.
karloff - 16 Oct 2006 13:30
Nice pub, good food. Its all cheap and that is surely what its all about when you are a student!!! the deals are good, pool table too. er... just remember to get a yellow card, these pubs are everywhere.
froggy - 11 Jan 2006 11:41
the thursday night comedy is amazing!!
brock - 13 Oct 2005 16:35
the library has no soul or atmosphere apart from that brought by the dreg ends of the otley run - and believe me this leaves a lot to be desired. it feels lofty and has a school canteen feel about it, good for cheap shots if you plan to move on quickly.
0chris0 - 15 Feb 2005 11:33
"No attempt has been made on the inside to let you know this was once a library"

Unsurprisingly, no attempt has been made to let you know this used was once the Feast And Firkin.

Many a Sunday afternoon was whiled away in this pub drinking Dogbolter (brewed on-site!) watching the football and playing drunken pool in the room upstairs waiting for the Sunday evening pub quiz.

It was a shame when the Firkin shut. Only ever went in The Library once - never again. Should have left it alone...
Peter - 18 Sep 2004 16:51
i am studying in Leeds and i am from Greece! When i arrived in there, Library was the first pub i saw! I was there every evening drinking my stella for the past 7 months! i went in so many pubs there but Library was the one and the best!!!
Nick - 16 Aug 2003 22:36
Part of the 'It's a Scream' chain, and not as characterful as its counterpart down the road, the 'Dry Dock', the Library forms another link in the Otley Run.

No attempt has been made on the inside to let you know this was once a library, and the wacky colours of the Scream pubs abound. Where the dry dock wears it well, it only just fits for the Library. However, the drinks are quite cheap, there are guest beers occasionally, and you can get on with the food pretty well too (although the Dry Dock cooks it better).

Mainly frequented by students (Engineering is next door), and a few lecturers (often from Psychology it would seem), you can pretty much guess the atmosphere - and it can get pretty crowded later on. It's not bad, but there are better nearby.
Andy - 9 Jun 2003 12:56

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