Harlesden Library Plus

Opening hours are Monday to Friday: 10:30am to 6pm, Saturday 10:30am to 5pm and Sunday 12pm to 5pm.


Home test kits (LFT tests) are available for collection for free to all over 18s. It is recommended that everyone continues to regularly test at home (twice a week).

 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 access at the front of the building
  • Access through the lift
  • Entrance via an automatic door

Brent START at Harlesden Library Plus

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