Co-working and Venue Hire at The Old Library

The Old Library is a vibrant arts, culture & community venue in the centre of Bodmin. With a licensed café/bar, wifi, and wheelchair access throughout, and a range of hireable meeting, working and event spaces, we offer an exceptional and exciting multi-purpose venue.

Scroll down to see information on the spaces.

Below you can see availability and book a space by clicking on the green + button.

The Reading Room

Ground Floor | Accessible | Max Capacity 12 boardroom or 18 theatre | £10 per hour or £25 per half day (9am-12.30pm or 1pm-4.30pm)

The Reading Room is a separate room to the café on the ground floor, and offers a large, bright, flexible space that can be used for exhibitions, talks, workshops and meetings.

The room has original features and historic charm, and can comfortably seat 18 people in rows, or 12 people around tables. It's ideal for small gatherings such as training days, committee meetings, small group creative activities, or baby groups.

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Co-working and Hot Desks

First Floor | Accessible | £15 per day / £100 per month

The Old Library is a hub for like-minded professionals in need of an independent, friendly and creative work space. We have desks available to hire on a fixed or flexible basis in our bright, spacious co-working space. We provide a generous work desk area, tea and coffee making facilities, free wifi and sofas.

Spaces are available on a permanent basis for £100 per month, which includes a dedicated work space of your own, 24/7 access and discounted bookings in The Reading Room. Flexible 'hot desks' are available for £15 per day.


The Café

Ground Floor | Accessible | Max Capacity 36 cafe style  or 50 theatre | £50 per half day (9am-12.30pm or 1pm-4.30pm)

Our café area doubles as an open performance, workshop or event venue. It can be set up in rows of seats, groups of tables, or an open space for dancing!

The space includes a raised stage and performance area, sound system and projector, lighting and of course the café and bar facilities.

Please note that availability is very limited due to regular programmed activity.

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To Make a Room Hire/Venue Booking​

For all enquiries or to arrange to come and take a look around, please contact

You can see availability and book spaces in The Reading Room and Hot Desks in the calendar above.

Contact us with the details of your event (including dates and times). We'll check the availabilty and send you a booking form.

Fill in the form with details of your event - the more detail you include the better! If you'd like more information about our catering or bar options, please note this on your form.


By choosing to hold your event at The Old Library, you are helping us in our goal to secure The Old Library's Next Chapter.

As a Community Interest Company, all funds we receive from the hire of our rooms goes back into building a better Bodmin, through community, arts and culture.

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Building a Better Bodmin

intoBodmin is a community and arts organisation.

Our mission is:

To enable individuals and communities to access cultural activity, encouraging innovation, participation and partnerships.

To bring vitality into the heart of the town and bring the communities together through accessible and inclusive spaces and activity.

To see the community’s aspirations grow and inspire community pride in the place they live.

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