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Welwyn Garden City Central Library and Information Service

Campus West
Welwyn Garden City

Map and directions


Opening hours


9am – 7pm


9am – 7pm


9am – 7pm


9am – 7pm


9am – 7pm


10am – 5pm


1pm – 5pm

Library facilities

  • Wheelchair access
  • Public parking nearby (Disabled parking bays)
  • Hearing loop
  • Letterbox for out-of-hours returns (dealt with the next open day)

View the AccessAble guide for this library

Accessibility information of venue

If you want to discuss your accessibility requirements, please email

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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


CreatorSpace is an area in the library where you can get creative.

Book a space, hire equipment or come along to a group. We've got:

  • 3D printer – £6 per hour
  • iMac – £3 per hour
  • PC – £3 per hour
  • Sewing machine – £3 per hour
  • Embroidery machine – £4 per hour
  • Digital cutter – £3 per hour
  • Virtual Reality – £1 for 5 min
  • Green screen – £5 for events, £1 for photographs



  • £1 per A4 page

To book equipment or a space, email

Computers and internet

  • Book a computer or use a printer at the library
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hublet tablets
  • Scanner
  • Computer costs:
    Library members – 2 hours 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 - They offer one-to-one support, problem-solving, and online safety advice.
    Tuesday: 10am - 12pm and 3pm – 5pm
    Wednesday: 11am - 1pm and 2pm - 4pm
    Thursday: 4pm – 6pm
    Friday: 11am - 1pm                                                                                  Saturday 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm
    Sundays: 1pm - 3pm

Taster sessions for people new to computers or tablets.

Room hire

Large meeting room

WGC large meeting room

  • 40 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 16 chairs (more available)
  • 7 tables
  • Room size – 5m x 11m
  • Free WiFi
  • Flipchart stand
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided


Small meeting room

WGC small meeting room

  • 6 person capacity
  • Disabled access
  • 1 table
  • Room size – 2.5m x 4.5m
  • Free WiFi
  • Flipchart stand
  • Tea urn available – refreshments not provided


£7.50 to £20 per hour. Contact us for details



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