Brent Libraries

Brent Libraries
Wembley Library
Brent Civic Centre
Engineers Way
Greater London




020 8937 3400

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
Parents and children listening to stories in a library
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Brent Libraries provides a range of services and materials to meet the needs of Brent's diverse communities. You may borrow a wide selection of books, (in English & many other languages), audio books, e-books, read local and national newspapers and periodicals in paper format and online, find reference books, access online reference material and use quiet study spaces. Each of Brent's six libraries has free wi-fi and computers with free internet access.
We have regular courses and events in all our libraries for adults and children. Ask in libraries for more detail or visit our website.

Venue Type:

Library, Archive

Opening hours

Wembley Library is open 8am-8pm weekdays, 10am-5pm weekends. Opening times vary at our other libraries, see our website for full details.

Admission charges

Free to join and use most services and many free events

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Ben Aaronovitch

Cityread London 2015: Rivers of London with Ben Aaronovitch

  • 20 April 2015

Following the adventures of rookie copper-turned-apprentice-wizard, Peter Grant, the series is a unique blend of police bureaucracy and supernatural mayhem. Rivers Of London is fast-moving, funny, full of warmth and features at its heart one of the greatest and most historically rich cites in the world: London.

Suitable for

  • Any age


World Book Night logo

World Book Night Fun

  • 23 April 2015

Journey with a cast of colourful characters from Whitby to Transylvania on an unforgettable adventure. This family friendly presentation contains terrifyingly bad jokes, references to estate agents and other monsters!
• Free book give away
• Fun quiz with prizes
• Chance to grab a copy of Rivers of London, this year’s Cityread book

Suitable for

  • Any age


Kilburn Library
42 Salusbury Road


Drawing of Trafalgar Square

Rivers of London: Words and pictures

  • 30 April 2015

London is a rich visual setting; full of interesting views, faces to ponder and every day dramas. Using Ben Aaronovitch's thrilling tale, as a starting point, this event will explore character and story and provide a short introduction to picture making. Materials will be provided. Maximum of 15 attendees. Free, but please book in advance at the library

Suitable for

  • Any age