University of Leicester Bookshop

Welcome to the University of Leicester Bookshop, your local academic bookseller. We are open all year round and are open to the public. Browse new releases, read reviews, order books, buy gifts, find out about new stock and get involved in events. It's all here, so have a look and find out more. To buy clothing and gifts on line please go to our transactional website, shop@le on the left of our page. All our profits support the teaching and research in your University.

Books for all

Whether you are staff, student, researcher or a member of the public, we have books for you.  We stock:

  •  academic textbooks
  •  general books
  •  children's books.

We also have all the reading lists and recommended academic books are in stock.  If we haven't got the book you want we can usually get it in 24 hours.  To reserve books just drop us a line at or give us a ring.


 We will have lots of discounted textbook offers for our students this autumn.  Some of these are available for reservation now on shop@le.

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Check out our offers

We have lots of discount offers on your text books.  These are especially tailored to our students' needs and we make sure you get the edition that you need for your course.  We are the experts so come to us!

You can also open a bookshop account here.  Your nearest and dearest can help you out with you books by putting money in to your account on line.

Check us out on Twitter and Facebook for up to date news and offers. 



Opening times

Opening Times

Term time:
Mon - Fri 9.00am - 5.30pm
Sat 10.00am - 2.00pm

Vacation period:
Mon - Fri 9.00am - 5.00pm
Sat 10.00am - 2.00pm

Welcome Weekend 26/27 September 2015:

We will be open 10am to 4pm all weekend

Buy your eBooks here!

Buy your eBooks here

Richard III souvenirs

Buy either in the bookshop
or at shop@le

Richard III souvenirs