Harpenden Library

Harpenden Library

27 High Street
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 2RU

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Harpenden Library is now CLOSED

We open again on Thursday at 9am

Renew a book

Opening hours
 Normal serviceSelf service
Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 1pm - 6pm 9am - 1pm
Wednesday: Closed 9am - 1pm
Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Friday: 1pm - 6pm 9am - 1pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

During self-service hours, you can:

  • Borrow popular books, magazines and DVDs
  • Return or renew your items
  • Pay overdue charges
  • Use the photocopier

 

We're open again for browsing

Read our latest service updates.

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

  • screens on enquiry desks
  • hand sanitiser stations
  • additional cleaning of PCs and touch points.

We encourage you to:

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

Do not visit the library if you’re self-isolating or have COVID-19 symptoms.

 

Library facilities

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

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Accessibility information of venue

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Services available

  • Photocopier
    20p for A4
    40p for A3
    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

Room hire

Large meeting room

  • 12 person capacity
  • Disabled access via a lift
  • 2 tables
  • Room size – 3m x 7m
  • Free WiFi
  • PC compatible projector
  • Flipchart stand
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided

 

Costs (large meeting room)

  • 1 hour booking – £20
  • 4 hour booking – £70
  • All day – £130

Half price for charities and not for profit organisations.

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

Small meeting room - Not available

  • 4 person capacity
  • Disabled access via a lift
  • 1 table
  • Room size – 3m x 3m
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided

Costs (small meeting room)

  • 1 hour booking – £15
  • 4 hour booking – £50
  • All day – £90

Half price for charities and not for profit organisations.

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