History behind Friern Barnet Library!


Friern Barnet Community Library:

FBCL Would Like To Thank;


‘Dorrell Dressekie’

Friern Barnet & District Local History Society

for providing us with this copy of her work. More details at the end of this document.

(read in PDF/Word via below links)



In this writing; you could find interesting facts, such as;


  • The very first book [The Story of San Michele] taken out from this library in 1934,

  • The background, People & services like lending up to 700 books daily!

  • The script of the library-opening-prayer!

  • The Local people, closure, campaign

  • The opening of Friern Barnet Community Library.  



Please Note; There are some Converted-Typo-Errors as this is an old document now converted in a digital format, technology is not perfect! Below  you may see some inappropriate ‘8’ so; consider it ‘g’ (!!). We hope you find this history fascinating!…  FBCL (March.2019. F.I.)

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