Join the Library Donate

There are many fun ways that you can support us. You will be helping to keep a local library open in a crowded area with pockets of deprivation.

As well as donating, fundraising, volunteering and signing up for the newsletter, you can also:

Play Our Lottery

It’s easy to sign up. Just press the orange link above and start playing. You could win £25,000 – for just £1 per ticket. There’s a new draw every week!

Give As You Live

Did you know you can raise funds for free when you shop online? Just press the white link above.

Shop at over 4,500 leading stores via the Give As You Live website or app, and you’ll raise free funds for Kensal Rise Library. Select Friends of Kensal Rise Library as your cause and then click through when you shop online. They will donate a percentage of the value of your purchase to the library whenever you click through Give As You Live to reach their site. It’s completely free to join.

Raise Funds – for free – from the comfort of your keyboard or phone!

Come To Events

From performances by actors and top authors’ talks, to indoor markets, our events have enhanced local cultural life and attracted visitors from outside the neighbourhood. As Covid restrictions ease, we will be re-introducing live events. For now, most of our events have gone online What’s on.

Actors Ben Miles, Tamsin Greig and Haydn Gwynne perform at Kensal Rise Library to raise funds
Children’s author/illustrator Algy Craig Hall brings his books to life interactively with a very young audience
John Palmer, a library trustee, performing with his professional band for Kensal Rise Library

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Join the Library

Why not join the library and read a book? It's great fun!

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Make a Donation

The library depends on donations to keep open. Thank you for your support.