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Welwyn Garden City Central Library

Welwyn Garden City Central Library and Information Service

Campus West
Welwyn Garden City
Hertfordshire
AL8 6AJ

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Christmas and New Year opening hours

 

 Tuesday 24 December - 9am - 5pm

 Wednesday 25 December - closed for Christmas day

 Thursday 26 December - closed for Boxing day

 Friday 27 December - 9am - 7pm

 Saturday 28 December - 10am -5pm

 Sunday 29 December - 1pm - 5pm

 Monday 30 December - 9am - 7pm

 Tuesday 31 December - 9am - 5pm

 Wednesday 01 January - closed for New Year's day

 Thursday 02 January - 9am - 5pm

Welwyn Garden City Central Library and Information Service is now CLOSED

We open again today at 9am

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Opening hours
Monday: 9am - 7pm
Tuesday: 9am - 7pm
Wednesday: 9am - 7pm
Thursday: 9am - 7pm
Friday: 9am - 7pm
Saturday: 10am - 5pm
Sunday: 1pm - 5pm

Library facilities

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

View the AcessAble guide for this library.

Accessibility information of venue

Our visual story (PDF 1.03MB) 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
    10p for A4
    20p for A3
  • Fax service
    Sending : UK - 1st page £1.00, additional pages 50p. (Rest of the world - 1st page £2.00, additional pages 50p.)
    Receiving : 50p per fax for up to 5 pages, additional pages 10p.
  • Microfilm reader
  • 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: 2pm - 4pm
    Tuesdays: 10am - 12pm (term time only) and 2pm – 4pm
    Wednesdays: 10am – 12pm and 1pm - 3pm
    Thursdays: 3.30pm - 5.30pm
    Fridays: 11am - 1pm
    Saturdays: 12pm - 2pm

Rooms for hire – large and small

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
  • iBoardTouch – large interactive touchscreen
  • Flipchart stand
  • 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.

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

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 an event or small business in our exhibition area.  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

 Display a pop up banner in our exhibition area
*Half price for charity organisations

 £40 per week + VAT

Book a space at Welwyn Garden City Library:

Email: libraries.information@hertfordshire.gov.uk