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Harpenden Library

Catalogue and renewals (you will need your PIN to renew)

Harpenden Library

27 High Street

Map and directions

Opening hours

Check here for bank holiday opening times

Monday09.00 - 18.00 Normal service
Tuesday09.00 - 13.00 Library Express
13.00 - 18.00 Normal service
Wednesday09.00 - 13.00 Library Express
13.00 - 19.00 Volunteer-run Library Express
Thursday09.00 - 19.00 Normal service
Friday09.00 - 13.00 Library Express
13.00 - 18.00 Normal service
Saturday09.00 - 17.00 Normal service

Library Express

During Library Express opening times, a small area at the front of the library will be open with access to popular titles 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

Use one of the two 30 minutes non-bookable computers. Please note that printing and scanning are not available during Library Express.

During Volunteer-run Library Express, volunteers from the Harpenden Society will be available to support self service use of the Library Express area.

The full range of library services including enquiries, photocopying, faxing, is only available during normal library opening times.

Contact us

Email us

Phone: 0300 123 4049 (Minicom 0300 123 4041)

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

Access for people with disabilities

  • disabled parking nearby
  • wheelchair access
  • hearing induction loop
  • electronic magnifier

Computer and free Wi-Fi facilities

Services and facilities