Sat 13 Oct: 2pm – Alice in Wonderland MARATHON READING

Alongside the Light of Learning torch relay marking 1 year since library closure PRESTON COMMUNITY LIBRARY will reopen at 235 Preston Road, with a marathon reading of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

We would like chidren to come and  help us read Alice from start to finish.
Please let us know
if your child would like to take part.

  • 2pm: Formal Opening of the Reading and Lending Room at 235 Preston Road
  • 5pm: Torch arrives outside Preston Library
  • 6pm: Party at the Windermere Pub, Windermere Ave

PLEASE COME AND SUPPORT US – We have over 2,000 donated books.  We will only have about 700-800 in the reading room at any one time.

The reading room will open on Sunday mornings  from 10am until 1pm starting this Sunday 14th October. It will also open on Thursday afternoons from 2pm to 4.30pm starting 18th October.
PARKING IN PRESTON ROAD IS FREE ON A SUNDAY provided it is not an event day at the Stadium

Membership:Please bring photo ID and a household bill so you can collect your membership card and borrow books.

We’re still looking for volunteers to help us catalogue books.

Saturday is the anniversary of the date Brent Council closed six of our libraries.  This reading and lending room has been set up for residents by the residents.  Preston Community Library was set up as a Charitable Company, and has now been awarded Charitable Status.  Donations are most welcome.

235 Preston Road, site of Preston Community Library

235 Preston Road, the new home for Preston Community Library

Please come along and support this fledgling charity


The success of the reading and lending room is dependent on sufficient funding and volunteers willing to give their time.  Any offers of help in particular and donations of money will be gratefully received.

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Jacqueline Bunce-Linsell
Volunteer Manager
Preston Community Library
Tel:  020 8904 2229
Mobile:  07905 846483