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The Old Library Main Space at The Old Library

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Zellig, Gibb Street, Digbeth, Birmingham, B9 4AT Show map
Bordesley Green
Johanna C.

Johanna C.

About this space

The main space is light and airy, flooded with natural daylight. Full of period features including vaulted ceilings and iconic arch windows, this space will conduct a positive and warm atmosphere, ensuring you have a stimulating and productive event with us.

For larger events, the adjoining Reading Room is available either as a breakout space, buffet area or cloakroom to serve your needs.


Capacity

Standing
up to 200
Dining
up to 120
Theatre
up to 120
Cabaret
up to 100

Event offers and packages

Package per person

The package includes:
- Room hire from 8.30am—5.30pm
- High Speed Wifi
- Flipchart Pad with Pens
- Arrival hot drink selection with Biscuits
- Mid Morning hot drink refresh
- Cold Buffet Lunch:
Chef’s choice of deliciously filled
Sandwiches & Wraps
Chef’s choice of two side salads
Tortilla Corn Chips with selection of dips
- Afternoon Hot Drink break

Prices

Monday
8:30 – 0:00
from £30 per person
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £30 per person
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £900 hire fee
Per evening
19:00 – 0:00
from £500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Tuesday
8:30 – 0:00
from £30 per person
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £30 per person
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £900 hire fee
Per evening
19:00 – 0:00
from £500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Wednesday
8:30 – 0:00
from £30 per person
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £30 per person
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £900 hire fee
Per evening
19:00 – 0:00
from £500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Thursday
8:30 – 0:00
from £30 per person
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £30 per person
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £900 hire fee
Per evening
19:00 – 0:00
from £500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Friday
8:30 – 1:00
from £30 per person
Per day
8:30 – 17:30
from £30 per person
Per day
9:00 – 17:00
from £900 hire fee
Per evening
19:00 – 1:00
from £800 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Saturday
9:00 – 1:00
from £800–£2000 hire fee
Per day
9:00 – 0:00
from £2000 hire fee
Per evening
19:00 – 1:00
from £800 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.
Sunday
19:00 – 0:00
from £500 hire fee
Per evening
19:00 – 0:00
from £500 hire fee
Note: Alcohol licence until 00:00. Extension available. All prices include VAT.

Catering

In-house catering
Can provide alcohol
Can provide halal
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Allows external catering
Approved caterers only
BYO alcohol allowed
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide kosher
Complimentary water
Complimentary tea and coffee
Buyout fee for external catering

Licences

Alcohol licence until 00:00

Extension available


Facilities

Wi-Fi
Flipchart
Air conditioning
Natural light
Disabled access
Parking available
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Accommodation available

Part of the Zellig Group, the Old Library has been in operation since 1990. The original library first opened as one of Birmingham’s 5 free libraries in 1866, it is now the only one still standing.

The public library’s doors closed to the public in 1940 and remained closed until 1990 when the dilapidated space was bought alongside the Bird’s Custard Factory and lovingly refurbished by Bennie Gray. The building was then leased to another company from 2004 until August 2017 when it has been returned to its original owner.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

from £30
hire fee / per hour
from £30
per person / per session

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