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Hemel Hempstead Library

Hemel Hempstead Library

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Hemel Hempstead

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Hemel Hempstead Library is now CLOSED

We open again today at 12pm

Renew a book

Opening hours
 Normal serviceSelf service
Monday: 9am - 6pm  
Tuesday: 12pm - 6pm
Wednesday: 9am - 6pm  
Thursday: 9am - 7pm  
Friday: 9am - 6pm  
Saturday: 9.30am - 4pm  
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm  

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

  • Borrow popular books and┬ámagazines
  • Return or renew your items
  • Pay overdue charges
  • Use our free wi-fi
Self-service hours
Tuesday: 9am - 12pm

Library facilities

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

View the DisabledGo access guide for this venue.


Services available

  • Photocopier - black and white only
    10p for A4
    20p for A3
  • Microfilm reader
  • 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:
    15p – single page, black and white
    50p – single page, colour
  • IT Champion available:
    Mondays: 1pm - 3pm
    Tuesdays: 12pm - 2pm
    Wednesdays: 11am - 1pm
    Thursdays: 11am - 1pm
    Fridays: 11am - 1pm
    Saturdays: 11am – 1pm

Exhibition space hire

Promote an event or small business in our exhibition area.  Our libraries are visited by thousands of customers every week.

We have room for a pop-up banner.

£40 per week plus VAT

(Half price for charities and not for profit organisations).


Book Hemel Hempstead Library's exhibition space:

Email: libraries.information@hertfordshire.gov.uk