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Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

Register Office Block
County Hall
Hertford
Hertfordshire
SG13 8EJ

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Coronavirus - archives are closed until further notice

• We are still providing an enquiry service. Please contact us at hals.enquiries@hertfordshire.gov.uk or 0300 123 4049.

From 13 July, we can provide copying, research and some other services which require access to the collections. We can supply items from the Heritage shop subject to availability.

• You can still explore and research online, via the archive catalogue, Hertfordshire Names Online and Herts Memories

• Ancestry is now available online free for library members

• All archives events, talks and visits are cancelled

 

Library facilities

  • Wheelchair access
  • Limited parking available - Alternative parking in town
  • Disabled parking
  • Toilets (disabled access)
  • Hearing loop and magnifying equipment
  • Vending machines - hot and cold drinks and snacks. Customers
    are also welcome to bring their own flask and refreshments to eat in our foyer area 
  • Heritage Shop

Services available

See our full range of servicesSearch our catalogue, shop online, order documents or book workshops.

Computers and internet

  • Book a computer
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • A4 Scanner
  • Computer costs:
    No charge to use computers for archives or local and family history. Other charges apply for general computer use.
    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

Rooms and spaces for hire