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Watford Library

Watford Central Library

Hempstead Road
Watford
Hertfordshire
WD17 3EU

Map and directions

We are open for the collection of Ready Reads packs only. From 06 July our collecting times are:

Monday to Saturday, 10am-2pm.

 

Library facilities

  • Public parking nearby (Disabled parking bays)
  • Wheelchair access
  • Hearing induction loop
  • Baby changing facilities
  • Toilets (disabled access)
  • Lift to first floor

View the accessibility information for this venue.

Accessibility information of venue

Our visual story (PDF 618Kb) 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 black and white
    40p for A3 black and white
    60p for A4 colour
    £1.20 for A3 colour
  • Digital microfilm scanner - permit available to download on USB
  • Display space
  • Study space

Computers and internet

  • 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: 11am – 1pm (term time)
    Thursdays: 9.30am – 11.30am (term time)

Rooms to hire

Lecture Hall

  • 70 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 12 tables
  • Room size – 11m x 6m
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Flipchart chart
  • 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% Discount when you make a block of 10 bookings over a 4 month period.

The Pod Meeting Room

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  • 6 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 1 table
  • Free Wi-fi
  • Large interactive touchscreen
  • 1 PC

Costs

  • 1 hour booking - £15
  • 4 hour booking - £50
  • All day - £90

Half price for charities and not for profit organisations.

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

 

Space for hire

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

Display a pop up banner in 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 Watford Library's exhibition space:

Email: libraries.information@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Café in the library

Cafe in the Library (220x220)

A new and exciting way for Watford Mencap to provide support and services to people with a learning disability and their families. The café helps trainees to learn and develop new skills.

Come for coffee and cake; or try our sandwiches or soup for your lunch.

Opening hours:

Monday - Friday: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday: 9:30am - 3:30pm
Sunday: Closed