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Hertfordshire County Council

St Albans Library

Level 2, The Maltings
St Albans

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Opening hours


10am – 6pm


10am – 7pm


10am – 6pm


10am – 6pm


10am – 6pm


10am – 5pm


12pm – 4pm

Visiting the library

  • Wheelchair access
  • Public parking nearby (Disabled parking bays)
  • Hearing loop
  • Letterbox for out-of-hours returns (dealt with the next open day)
  • Public toilet (disabled access in the The Maltings)

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Accessibility information of venue

If you want to discuss your accessibility requirements, please email

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Services available

  • Photocopier
    20p for A4 black and white
    40p for A3 black and white
    60p for A4 colour
    £1.20 for A3 colour
  • Study space


CreatorSpace is an area in the library where you can get creative.

Book a space, hire equipment or come along to a group. We've got:

  • 3D printer – £6 per hour
  • iMac – £3 per hour
  • PC – £3 per hour
  • Sewing machine – £3 per hour
  • Embroidery machine – £4 per hour
  • Digital cutter – £3 per hour
  • VR Oculus Rift – £1 for 5 min
  • Green screen – £5 for events, £1 for photographs

A4 printing or photocopying

  • Black and white – 20p single sided, 40p double sided
  • Colour – 60p single sided.


A3 printing or photocopying    

  • Black and white – 40p single sided, 80p double sided    
  • Colour – £1.20 single sided.



  • £1 per A4 page
  • £2 per A3 page.

To book equipment or a space, email

Computers and internet

  • Book a computer or use a printer at the library
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hublet tablets
  • Scanner
  • Computer costs:
    Library members – 2 hours free, then 4p a minute
    Non library members – £2.50 for 30 minutes
  • Printing costs:
    20p for A4 black and white
    40p for A3 black and white
    60p for A4 colour
    £1.20 for A3 colour
  • IT Champion available - They offer one-to-one support, problem-solving, and online safety advice.
    Tuesday: 10.30am – 12.30pm
    Thursday: 12pm – 2pm
    Friday: 2pm – 4pm

Taster sessions for people new to computers or tablets.

Room hire


  • 8 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 2 tables
  • Room size - 4.6m x 4.7m
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided


£10 to £30 per hour. Contact us for details



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