Harlesden Library

Craven Park Road, Harlesden NW10 8SE

Opening hours

  • Monday 10am to 8pm
  • Tuesday 10am to 8pm
  • Wednesday 10am to 8pm
  • Thursday 10am to 8pm
  • Friday 10am to 6pm
  • Saturday 10am to 5pm
  • Sunday 12noon to 5pm

These hours may change over a holiday period. View our holiday period opening hours, service changes and activities page for details.

Harlesden Library facilities

Harlesden Library 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)
  • under 5s Bookstart story and rhyme time, Mondays and Thursdays 10.30am -11.00am
  • 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 access and parking

Public parking

  • No parking.

Disabled parking information

  • No disabled parking.

Pedestrian approach

  • Level and wide pavement at the front of the building, but no dropped kerbs or tactile paving.
  • No designated space.

Level/ramped access

  • No ramp at the front of the building.
  • Access through the lift.

Entrance

  • An automatic door.

Brent START at Harlesden Library

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