Hemel Hempstead Library

Hemel Hempstead Library

The Forum
Marlowes
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP1 1DN

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Hemel Hempstead Library is now CLOSED

We open again today at 9am

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

 

Visiting the library

The library is co-located with other services in The Forum. Dacorum Borough Council requires anyone entering The Forum to wear a mask unless exempt.

 

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 require that you:

  • wear face coverings inside the library (unless exempt).
  • 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

  • Wheelchair access
  • Public parking available nearby (Disabled parking bays)
  • Hearing loop
  • Public toilets (disabled access)

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
    20p for A4 in black and white
    40p for A3 in black and white
    60p for A4 in colour (in CreatorSpace)
    £1.20 for A3 in colour (in CreatorSpace)
  • 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


Hemel Library meeting room for hire

  • 60 person capacity - currently 12 maximum
  • 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.

UK Visa Application (UKVA) Service

Book a visa renewal appointment