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Hemel Hempstead Library

Hemel Hempstead Library

The Forum
Marlowes
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP1 1DN

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Christmas and New Years opening times


Saturday 22 December: 9:30am - 4pm

Sunday 23 December: 12pm - 4pm

Monday 24 December: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday 25 December: Closed

Wednesday 26 December: Closed

Thursday 27 December: 9am - 7pm

Friday 28 December: 9am - 6pm

Saturday 29 December: 9.30am - 4pm

Sunday 30 December: 12pm - 4pm

Monday 31 December: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday 1 January: Closed

Wednesday 2 January: 9am - 7pm

Hemel Hempstead Library is now CLOSED

We open again tomorrow at 9.30am

Renew a book

Opening hours
 Normal serviceSelf service
Monday: 9am - 6pm
Tuesday: 12pm - 6pm 9am - 12pm
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 magazines
  • Return or renew your items
  • Pay overdue charges
  • Use our free wi-fi

Library facilities

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

View the accessibility information for this venue.

Accessibility information of venue

Our visual story (PDF 519Kb) 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
  • 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: (A4 only)
    20p – single page, black and white
    50p – single page, colour
  • IT Champion available:
    Mondays: 11am - 1pm
    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

Room for hire

Meeting room

Hemel Library meeting room for hire

  • 60 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • Up to 9 tables and 60 chairs available
  • Free WiFi
  • Large interactive touchscreen
  • Flipchart stand
  • Zip tap with boiling water
  • Cups available as needed
  • Fridge (bring your own tea/coffee/milk)

Costs

  • 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 months period.