Hitchin Library

Hitchin Library

Paynes Park
Hitchin
Hertfordshire
SG5 1EW

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Hitchin Library is now CLOSED

We open again today at 1pm

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Opening hours
Monday: 1pm - 6pm
Tuesday: 10am - 7pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed

 

We're open again for browsing

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 encourage you to:

  • wear face coverings inside the library
  • 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
  • Hearing loop
  • Parking available (Disabled parking bays)
  • Letterbox for out-of-hours returns (dealt with the next open day)

View the accessibility information for this venue

Accessibility information of venue

Our visual story (PDF 915kb) Opeing 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 black and white
    40p for A3 black and white
    60p for A4 colour
    £1.20 for A3 colour
  • 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

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  • 20 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 4 tables
  • Room size - 6m x 3.7m
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided

Costs

  • 1 hour booking - £20
  • 4 hour booking - £70
  • All day - £130

Half price for charities and not for profit organisations.

10% Discounts when you make a block of 10 bookings over a 4 month period.