SAHAAS Library holds one of the largest local history collections in Hertfordshire. Focusing mainly on the history, archaeology, architecture, and people of the St Albans district, it also holds materials on Hertfordshire more widely. You can also find links to other organisations with useful resources related to the history of Hertfordshire and St Albans.Recently greatly strengthened by notable donations and bequests, the library comprises books, pamphlets, periodicals and other source and secondary materials - published and unpublished - together with reference works relevant to the Society's interests. In the links below, you can find out more about the SAHAAS Library's extensive and growing holdings of journals, books, maps, and images.
Location. The Library is at Sandridge Gate Business Centre, Ronsons Way, St Albans, AL4 9XR. Full access details.
Opening hours. Wednesdays and Fridays from 10am until c.12.30.
Catalogues. Most Books and Pamphlets are already in the web-based Library Catalogue. Numerous interim catalogues, lists and indexes of articles, maps, reports and other non-book materials can be found under Library Collections. In time most will be added to the catalogue.
Borrowing. SAHAAS members may borrow books and journals. Other materials are available for study in the Society Library by arrangement. If you cannot come during opening hours please contact the Library Team to discuss your requirements.
Library Team. The volunteer staff include Donald Munro, Tony Cooper, Frank Iddiols and Jon Mein ably supported by several others. Further and contact details [Link to Library Team contacts page]
Volunteers. Numerous hands are needed to ensure opening the library on two mornings a week, and to help us record and make available the Library's research resources. If you would like to become involved, please contact the Library Team. No previous library experience is necessary.
In the links below, you can find out more about the SAHAAS Library's extensive and growing holdings of journals, books, maps, and images. You can also find links to other organisations with useful resources related to the history of Hertfordshire and St Albans.