- City centre venue
- Rooms available for 2 to 100 attendees
- Onsite catering
- Equipment is free to hire
- All bookings are offered VAT free
The versatile venue facilities and meeting rooms can accommodate from 2 to 100 attendees. Whether it is a one-to-one interview, a small business meeting or a large lecture, the venue facilities will match the requirements of most events. A large exhibition space is also available to exhibit the work of your organisation.
Hire of these facilities is highly affordable as all bookings are offered VAT free (0% VAT) and meeting rooms are priced at an hourly rate, so you only pay for the time required.
The venue is supported by a team of friendly staff and an excellent catering service. The onsite café can provide tea, coffee and a variety of buffet lunches (to suit most dietary requirements) and are conveniently located for attendees, should you decide not to provide catering for your guests yourself.
A full range of free to hire equipment is available to all our guests including Wi-Fi internet access.
Central Library, Cambridge is one of the most accessible public buildings in Cambridge with lifts to each floor, a disabled access ramp, hearing induction loops and disabled toilets.
The Conference Room has been designed to offer a flexible venue for any event. It is a perfect venue to host larger meetings, training events and lectures. The room features a retractable partition wall that allows your event to spread into the main library, Exhibition Space and café. This means any event can either be closed or open to the general public.
The Seminar Room is suited to hosting meetings, interviews, training sessions and presentations. The provision of a fully interactive Smartboard and projector will meet all your IT needs. This room can accommodate up to 20 people, located in a non-public area it is designed for privacy.
The two Interview Rooms are ideal for smaller meetings, breakout sessions, interviews and other group work. Whether it’s just for a quick catch up or to lock yourself away for the whole day, these meeting rooms are comfortable, practical and very affordable.
The large Exhibition Space is in the public area right next to the vibrant library café; this means that whether you are displaying art, photography or a public exhibition there will always be people around to see it. The Exhibition Space is also available to hire for local art and craft sales. The Exhibition Space is hired for weekly bookings (Monday pm – Monday am). Other times may also be possible, and other areas of the library are also available to hire for exhibiting. Please contact us for further details.
The Lecture Area is situated on the 3rd Floor in the public space, offering a unique location for up to 100 people. The Lecture Area is only available for hire outside of normal library opening hours, in the evening. The dimensions of the space are 6.8m x 10m.
This venue doesn't have accommodation.
The onsite café can provide tea, coffee and a variety of buffet lunches (to suit most dietary requirements) and are conveniently located for attendees, should you decide not to provide catering for your guests yourself.
Café specials in December
Roast Turkey Dinner £4.75 and Seasonal Dessert £1.50
Available Monday to Friday from 12-23 December inclusive
Ice-a-Festive Biscuit 50p
Central Library, Thursday 22 December, 2-4pm
Christmas Cheers £2.75
Mulled wine available daily throughout December in Central Library
Cheese and Wine Evening
Sample a selection of wines with cheese and biscuits plus an informative talk on wines by our Chef Manager. Tickets to be purchased in advance and cost £5 per person. Central Library, Wednesday 7 December at 6pm
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