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St Albans Library

St Albans Library

Level 2, The Maltings
St Albans

Map and directions

Christmas and New Year opening hours

Tuesday 24 December - 10am - 5pm

Wednesday 25 December - closed

Thursday 26 December - closed

Friday 27 December - 10am - 6pm

Saturday 28 December - 10am - 5pm

Sunday 29 December - 12pm - 4pm

Monday 30 December - 10am - 6pm

Tuesday 31 December - 10am - 5pm

Wednesday 1 January - closed

Thursday 2 January - 10am - 6pm

St Albans Library is now OPEN

We close tonight at 6pm

Opening hours
Monday: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday: 10am - 7pm
Wednesday: 10am - 6pm
Thursday: 10am - 6pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

Library facilities

  • Wheelchair access
  • Public parking enear by (Disabled parking bays)
  • Toilet (disabled access in The Maltings)
  • Hearing loop
  • Baby changing facilities

View the accessibility information for this venue.

Accessibility information of venue

Our visual story (PDF 732Kb) 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
    20p for A4
    40p for A3
  • 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 – £2.50 for 30 minutes
  • Printing costs: (A4 only)
    20p – single page, black and white
    60p – single page, colour
  • IT Champion available:
    Mondays: 10am - 12pm and 2pm – 5pm
    Tuesdays: 2pm - 5pm
    Wednesdays: 11am - 1pm and 2pm – 5pm
    Thursdays: 2pm – 4pm
    Fridays: 2pm – 5pm
    Saturdays: 12pm - 2pm

Space for hire

Promote your business or an event. Our libraries are visited by thousands of customers every week.

Display an A5 poster

£2.50 per week

Display an A4 poster

£5 per week

Display an A3 poster

£7.50 per week

Hire our exhibition area

£40 per week + VAT ***

Hire a stall or pop up shop

£30 per day***

*** Half price for charities and not for profit organisations

Book space at St Albans Library:

Email: libraries.information@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Room for hire

Meeting room


  • 8 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 2 tables
  • Room size - 4.6m x 4.7m
  • Free WiFi
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided


  • 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.