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Harpenden Library

Harpenden Library

27 High Street
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 2RU

Map and directions

Christmas and New Years opening hours

Saturday 22 December: 9am - 5pm

Sunday 23 December: Closed

Monday 24 December: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday 25 December: Closed

Wednesday 26 December: Closed

Thursday 27 December: 9am - 7pm

Friday 28 December: 9:30am - 6pm

Saturday 29 December: 1pm - 5pm

Sunday 30 December: Closed

Monday 3 December: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday 1 January: Closed

Wednesday 2 January: Closed

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 - 7pm
Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Friday: 1pm - 6pm 9am - 1pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

During self-service hours, only part of the library is open. You can:

  • Borrow popular books, magazines and DVDs
  • Return or renew your items
  • Pay overdue charges
  • Use a computer for 30 mins or our free wi-fi. You can't scan or photocopy during self-service hours.

Library facilities

  • Public parking nearby (Disabled parking bays)
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing induction loop
  • Toilet (Disabled access)
  • Baby changing facilities

View the accessibility information for this venue.

Accessibility information of venue

Our visual story (PDF 804Kb) Opening in a new window can help you find your way around the library if you have autism or learning disabilities.

Services available

  • Photocopier - black and white only
    10p for A4
    20p for A3
  • Fax service
    Sending : UK - 1st page £1.00, additional pages 50p. (Rest of the world - 1st page £2.00, additional pages 50p.)
    Receiving : 50p per fax for up to 5 pages, additional pages 10p.
  • Microfilm / microfiche reader / printer
  • Display space
  • Study space

Computers and internet

  • Book a computer
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Scanner
  • Computer costs:
    Library members – 1 hour free, then 4p a minute
    Non library members – £2.00 for 30 minutes
  • Printing costs: (A4 only)
    20p – single page, black and white
    50p – single page, colour
  • IT Champion available:
    Mondays: 2.30pm - 4.30pm
    Fridays: 3pm – 5pm

Rooms to hire – large and small

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
  • Kitchen facility
  • Tea urn and disposable cups – bring your own tea!

 

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

  • 4 person capacity
  • Disabled access via a lift
  • 1 table
  • Room size – 3m x 3m
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea urn and disposable cups – bring your own tea!

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.

 

Space to hire in Harpenden Library

Promote your business or an event. Our libraries are visited by thousands of customers every week.

Display a A4 poster

£5 per week

Display a A3 poster

£7.50 per week

Display a pop up banner in our exhibition area

£40 per week + VAT ***

Hire a stall or pop up shop

£30 per day ***

*** Half price for charities and not for profit organisations

Book space at Harpenden Library:

Email: libraries.information@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Phone: 0300 123 4049