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Hiring space in our libraries

Do you need space for meetings, events, talks or activity sessions?

  • Dorset Libraries have a range of flexible and affordable spaces for hire in a number of locations across the county to suit your requirements

  • meeting rooms available in five libraries

  • refreshment facilities are available at a charge

  • all venues are wi-fi enabled and some offer interactive whiteboards

  • all libraries are fully accessible

  • meeting space can be hired for one off or regular events

  • the library space in all libraries can be hired when the library is closed

Meeting room hire charges

Type of hireHalf day/evening session subject to caretaker availabilityAll day  
Concessionary - for community groups and other public sector services*From £15 - £35 depending on room sizeFrom £25 - £60 depending on room size
CommercialFrom £35 - £60 depending on room sizeFrom £60 - £110 depending on room size

 

*There is free or low charge for some group use which support our aims e.g. reading groups.

Use of kitchen facilities (where available) including use of crockery - £5

Library space out of hours charges for all libraries 

Type of hireHalf dayAll day  Evening

Concessionary - for community groups and other public sector services*

£15£25£20
Commercial£35£60£45

 

*There is free or low charge for some group use where support our aims e.g. reading groups.

Use of kitchen facilities (where available) including use of crockery - £5

If you wish to hire space in a Dorset Library, please contact the library.

Libraries with meeting rooms for hire

 

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