Harlesden Library Plus

All six Brent Libraries are now open Monday-Friday, 10.30am - 2.30pm and Saturday and Sunday 
 Read the full statement on the reopening.

Our online resources are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Visit the Brent e-library to browse and download eComics, eBooks, eMagazines, eNewspapers, eAudiobooks and more. Sign up to our newsletter for regular information on Brent Libraries, Arts and Heritage. 

Don’t worry about overdue charges and return dates as these have all been extended until Thursday 1 October 2020.

 Harlesden library

Craven Park Road, Harlesden NW10 8SE

Harlesden Library Plus facilities

Harlesden Library Plus offers residents:

  • the latest fiction, non fiction and information for adults and children
  • comfortable furnishings
  • a Black Identity Zone (BIZ) designed in consultation with a residential steering group
  • a spacious area for children and parents with books and reading space
  • a mezzanine level combining IT facilities and a Teen Zone
  • freephones to Customer Service Centres and touch screen computers for access to council services
  • information, advice and guidance from the National Career Service to help you find work or a course every Tuesday, 1pm to 3pm
  • catalogue
  • study spaces
  • public toilets
  • loan and reference books for adults and children in many languages including Arabic, Polish, Gujurati and Portuguese
  • DVD and CD rentals
  • audio books
  • newspapers and magazines
  • computers, colour photocopier, printer and scanner (large keyboard available on request
  • CCTV is installed in the libraries to ensure the security and safety of customers, contractors, employees, and visitors to the Brent libraries. For CCTV enquiries, visit our Community Safety page

Harlesden Library Plus access and parking

  • No parking
  • No disabled parking
  • Pedestrian approach is level and wide pavement at the front of the building, but no dropped kerbs or tactile paving
  • No designated space
  • No level/ramp acces at the front of the building
  • Access through the lift
  • Entrance via an automatic door

Harlesden Library Plus regular events

Bookstart Story and Rhyme Time for Under 5s
Mondays and Thursdays 10.30-11am

IT for Beginners
Wednesdays 11am-12noon

Zumba Gold!
Fridays 11.45am-12.45pm

Harlesden Community Hub
Wednesdays and Thursdays 10am-5pm

Brent START at Harlesden Library Plus

Five Brent START training and skills classrooms with interactive technology are based at Harlesden Library.