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Venue Hire

The Library of Birmingham is a very special venue for meetings, conferences, training courses, gala dinners, banquets and wedding/civil ceremonies in the heart of Birmingham City Centre, with excellent service and catering to match.

Shortlisted for the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize and voted Britain’s favourite new building , the Library of Birmingham also offers truly unique settings for special occasions - such as the stunning Book Rotunda, historic Shakespeare Memorial Room and enchanting garden terrace with city views.

Rotunda in the Library of Birmingham. Photo credit Carillion

Meeting rooms and feature spaces

Find out more about our meeting rooms and feature spaces.
Level 1 Library of Birmingham

A Gallery of the Space and Rooms for Hire

Browse through a selection of images highlighting rooms and space available for hire in the Library of Birmingham.
Image by Christian Richters

Take a virtual tour using Google Inside

View our many venue spaces using this great interactive tool.
Library of Birmingham. Photo credit Christian Richters

Venue Price Information

All charges must be paid in full on confirmation of booking. Full terms and conditions are available from the Venue Team.  
Meeting room 101

Venue Hire Enquiries and Bookings

Please contact our Venue Team to discuss your requirements and for advice on prices and availability.  
Shakespeare Memorial Room image credit Carillion

Wedding Ceremonies and Civil Ceremonies

The Library of Birmingham is licensed to hold wedding and civil ceremonies, offering couples a very special city centre venue that is perfect for smaller, more intimate weddings in our Shakespeare Memorial Room on level 9.  
Meeting room 102

FAQs about Venue Hire

Here are the answers to some of the questions we are often asked.

Upcoming Events

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Archives, Heritage and Photography, Level 4

Heritage Research Area Familiarisation Session

Wed 28 June 2017, 11:00am

Searching For The Happiness

Searching For The Happiness

Sat 01 July 2017, 2:00pm

The Tales Of Beatrix Potter

‘The Tales Of Beatrix Potter’

Sat 15 July 2017, 12:30pm

Danielle Saxon Reeve Solo Performance

Danielle Saxon Reeve Solo Performance

Sat 15 July 2017, 1:00pm

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