The Studio Theatre is an adaptable, high spec space ideal for conferences, seminars and corporate events and breakfast briefings. The Theatre can seat up to 292 theatre style, 200 cabaret style or be configured as an empty space. For hire, the space is equipped with AV facilities and supported by a technician.
The Shakespeare Memorial Room was created for the city’s Victorian library by John Henry Chamberlain in 1882. Following restoration by local craftsmen, this historical space now commands an impressive position at the very top of the Library of Birmingham, level 9. Hire of the Shakespeare Memorial Room also includes exclusive use of the adjoining Skyline Viewpoint boasting stunning panoramic views across the city.
Discovery Terrace situated on level 3 provides you and your guests with a beautiful outdoor garden terrace that boasts stunning views across Centenary Square. This is the perfect relaxed location for summer drinks, cocktail parties, BBQ's and networking events.
The Highlight / The Gallery, level 3 offers a fantastic space for drinks receptions for up to 100 people in the Highlight space adjacent to our exhibition gallery. Hiring this particular space can be combined with an exclusive viewing of the latest exhibition. Our Gallery exhibitions showcase some of the treasures from the library’s world-class archive, heritage and photography collections.
This space is adjacent to The Book Rotunda and is great for arrival drinks before being seated in The Book Rotunda. Alternatively, The Knowledge Lounge can be used for dinners and before the library opens its's a unique space for a morning seminar.
Our meeting room suite on level 1 of the library offers high-spec, flexible meeting rooms. All the meeting rooms benefit from natural daylight and views over Centenary Square. Each room is fitted with a digital screen and projector, and has Wifi access.