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Borehamwood Library

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96 Shenley Road
Borehamwood
Hertfordshire
WD6 1EB

Telephone
For all enquiries, including renewals, please call 0300 123 4049.

  • Select option 1 for renewals (03.00 - 23.45 every day)
  • Select option 2 for all other enquiries (Mon-Fri 08.00 - 20.00, Sat 09.00 - 16.00)

Our Minicom number is 0300 123 4041 (Mon-Fri 08.00 - 20.00, Sat 09.00 - 16.00).

Opening Hours

Check here for Bank Holiday opening times.

Monday: 09.00 - 18.00 Normal service
Tuesday: 09.00 - 12.00 Library Express
12.00 - 18.00 Normal service
Wednesday: 09.00 - 18.00 Normal service
Thursday: 09.00 - 12.00 Library Express
12.00 - 19.00 Normal service
Friday: 09.00 - 13.00 Library Express
Saturday: 09.00 - 16.00 Normal service
Sunday: Closed

Library Express
During Library Express opening times, the ground floor of the library will be open with access to popular titles, Hot Picks as well as CDs and DVDs. Library Express means that you can:

Use the self service kiosks to:

  • Issue and return books, magazines for loan, DVDs and CDs
  • Pay overdue charges
  • Renew items
  • Check the items that you have on loan

Borrow popular items of stock and collect reserved books
Access Internet and emails by using one of the four 30 minute non-bookable computers

The full range of library services including enquiries, photocopying, faxing, scanning and printing from computers will only be available during normal library opening times.

Elstree & Borehamwood Museum
During museum opening hours, noise levels in the study area may be slightly higher as a result of visitor enquiries. The museum is open at the following times:
Tuesday 12.00-18.00
Wednesday 12.00-18.00
Thursday 12.00-18.00
Saturday 10.00-15.00

Access for people with disabilities

  • Disabled parking nearby
  • Wheelchair access
  • Accessible toilet
  • Hearing induction loop
  • Accessible computer facilities
  • Supernova software for screen-reading and magnification
  • Electronic magnifier


Computer facilities

Computer Suite providing:

  • Internet and web-based e-mail
  • Windows XP
  • Office 2010: Word, Excel,Powerpoint, Access and Publisher
  • Media players and image manipulation software
  • Digital scanner
  • Colour A4 printer
  • Executive Gujarati - Gujarati word processing software


A free Wi-Fi service is also available in the library for users with their own Wi-Fi enabled device.

Services and facilities

  • Toddler Tales
  • Baby Rhyme Time
  • Photocopier - black and white only
  • Fax service
  • Electronic magnifier
  • Microfilm reader
  • Microfiche reader
  • Display space
  • Home Library Service
  • Study Space
  • Current Electoral Registers - not held
  • Room hire - contact 96 Shenley Road for details