Harpenden Library

Harpenden Library

27 High Street
Harpenden
Hertfordshire
AL5 2RU

Map and directions

Social distancing measures will be in place at our libraries, including:

  • queue management
  • screens on enquiry desks
  • hand sanitiser stations
  • and quarantine areas for returned books.

Please remember to:

  • Limit the amount of time you spend in the library to 15 minutes
  • Bring your library card
  • Stay at home if you are self-isolating or have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Scan the QR code or leave your contact details for Test and trace.


Read about our re-opening plans and check which services are available.

Harpenden Library is now OPEN

We close today at 5pm

Opening hours
Monday: 10am - 5pm
Tuesday: 1pm - 5pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10am - 5pm
Friday: 1pm - 5pm
Saturday: 10am - 4pm
Sunday: Closed

Library facilities

  • Public parking nearby (Disabled parking bays)
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing induction loop

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
    20p for A4
    40p for A3
    60p for A4 colour
    £1.20 for A3 colour

Computers and internet

  • Book a computer
  • Scanner
  • Computer costs:
    Library members – 1 hour free
  • Printing costs: (A4 only)
    20p – single page, black and white
    60p – single page, colour