The Society's library includes books and pamphlets on Hertfordshire, with an emphasis on the St Albans area and books relevant to the Society's wider interests. Most of the books and journals may be borrowed by SAHAAS members.

Since April 2016 the library has been based at Unit 4, Door 26, Sandridge Gate Business Centre, Ronsons Way, St Albans, AL4 9XR. Please see the full access details here.

It is open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am until c.12 noon. If you cannot come during opening hours please contact the library team who can tell you what material is available and make photocopies.

The Library Team is Anne Wares, Tony Cooper, Frank Iddiols, Donald Munro & Jon Mein and can be contacted via

More volunteers are needed to keep the library open on two mornings a week. You do not need to be a qualified librarian but will be shown how the catalogue works and asked to assist visitors in finding information – please contact the Library Team if you would like to become involved.

Ultimately there will be a fully computerised catalogue and extend the bibliography of books, pamphlets, journal articles, reports and other sources on this website. While we continue with this work we have produced several interim catalogues and indexes, the details and links for which are below.

Library Catalogue
Updated March 2017
St Albans City Archive Catalogues - Transcription
One of the most important primary sources for local research
Collected papers
Frank Kilvington's slides
Photographs of St Albans housed in the library