Welwyn Garden City Central Library

Welwyn Garden City Central Library and Information Service

Campus West
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL8 6AJ

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Welwyn Garden City Central Library and Information Service is now CLOSED

We open again tomorrow at 9am

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Opening hours
Monday: 9am - 7pm
Tuesday: 9am - 7pm
Wednesday: 9am - 7pm
Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

Visiting the library

We'll continue taking steps to keep staff and visitors safe in the library, including:

  • screens on enquiry desks
  • hand sanitiser stations.

We encourage you to:

  • wear face coverings inside the library (unless exempt).
  • maintain a respectful distance between yourself, staff and other library users.

Please don't visit the library if you have COVID-19 symptoms.

 

Library facilities

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

View the AccessAble guide for this library

Accessibility information of venue

Our visual story (PDF 1.03MB) Opening in a new window can help you find your way around the library if you have autism or learning disabilities.

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

Computers and internet

  • Book a computer
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Scanner
  • Computer costs:
    Library members – 1 hour free, then 4p a minute
    Non library members – £2.50 for 30 minutes
  • Printing costs: (A4 only)
    20p – single page, black and white
    60p – single page, colour
  • IT Champion available - They offer one-to-one support, problem-solving, and online safety advice.
    Monday: 2pm – 4pm
    Thursday: 4pm – 6pm
    Friday: 1pm – 3pm
    Saturday: 10am – 12pm, 3pm – 5pm
    Sunday: 1pm – 3pm

Room hire

Large meeting room

WGC large meeting room

  • 40 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 16 chairs (more available)
  • 7 tables
  • Room size – 5m x 11m
  • Free WiFi
  • Flipchart stand
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided

Costs

  • 1 hour booking – £10 - £20
  • 4 hour booking – £35 - £70
  • All day – £65 - £130

 

10% discount when you make a block of 10 bookings over a 4 month period.

Small meeting room

WGC small meeting room

  • 6 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 1 table
  • Room size – 2.5m x 4.5m
  • Free WiFi
  • Flipchart stand
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided

Costs

  • 1 hour booking – £7.50 - £15
  • 4 hour booking – £25 - £50
  • All day – £45 - £90

 

10% discount when you make a block of 10 bookings over a 4 month period.