Library has a new chapter
A NEWLY refurbished library is opening with greatly enhanced facilities. Harlesden Library in Craven Park Road, has undergone a �2 million revamp which includes a �100,000 stock of new books and DVDs, a Black Identity area, and expanded computing facilit
A NEWLY refurbished library is opening with greatly enhanced facilities.
Harlesden Library in Craven Park Road, has undergone a �2 million revamp which includes a �100,000 stock of new books and DVDs, a Black Identity area, and expanded computing facilities and study space, opens on Monday, March, 8.
Cllr James Allie, Brent Council's lead member for customer services, said: "This facility is another step forward in the transformation of the way people access Brent Council's services.
"Our customers rightly expect those services to be easy to access and use."
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Brent residents and schoolchildren were consulted on the redesign, which also includes facilities for handing in council documents, interview rooms for pre-arranged appointments, and touch-screen computers for free council information and advice.
Cllr Irwin Van Colle, Brent Council's lead member for environment, culture and planning, said: "I am pleased that Harlesden Library Plus has retained the traditional charm of this important building and its place in the Harlesden street scene, whilst hugely improving the library services on offer.
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