Posts Tagged ‘kensal rise library’

I’ve been taking a break from Weekword, but Carmen over at Tales of a Biomouse lured me in this week with the word library.  We seem to be having a library crisis here in NW London…

Is there anything sadder than a derelict library?  Cricklewood library has lost its fight against closure (click here to read more) and is to be sold to developers, and it would seem that Kensal Rise library (below) is set to go the same way.  Such a crying shame.  I’ve never visited Cricklewood library, but I spent many long hours in Kensal Rise library when I was little; the children’s section was upstairs, and I have very fond memories of climbing up the winding stairs to this magical place full of books which I could help myself to.

That’s all from me for this week’s word!


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