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The Top 3 Library Venues In London

Libraries - the epitome of collective calm; a sanctuary for the studious, the high achievers and of course, pasty types looking to escape the sunlight. Can't quite make it to your local? Fear not - you can enjoy 60 minutes of uninterrupted, relaxing library sounds on YouTube (click here for the link). At Hire Space, our libraries are much more than just books and barcodes. James Roche brings you three lovely London library venues!

Garry Weston Library at Southwark Cathedral

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Southwark Cathedral is the mother Church of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark, and boasts a wide variety of exceptional event and meeting spaces. The Garry Weston Library is perhaps its most intimate and versatile.

Whether you're hosting an 80-person reception, a series of lectures or a conference for up to 120 people, this historic library space provides an ideal backdrop for your next event.

The Kitchen Library at Corrigan's Mayfair

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I spend hours in book stores and libraries and since I fancy myself as a bit of a Gordon Ramsay in the kitchen (minus the wrinkled forehead and culinary expertise), I pay particular attention to the cooking section. Our next venue takes its passion for books and fine cuisine a step further.

One of our most unique and popular venues), the Kitchen Library at Corrigan's Mayfair (2010 AA London Restaurant of the Year) is located right next to the pass, allowing you to access the buzz and excitement of the kitchen from the privacy of your own dining and entertainment space. Remarkably, the only costs associated with hiring this room are for food and drink - a small price to pay for a truly memorable event.

Club Room at October Gallery

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Lined with an impressive collection of classic books and furnished with magnificent Oriental carpets and dark leather arm chairs, the Club Room at October Gallery is the perfect entertainment space for small gatherings and an ideal meeting venue.

This striking Central London venue has three spaces available for hire, (be sure to check out the Theatre Showroom and Gallery, Courtyard and Kitchen) but for a magical mix of scholarly charm and high-class functionality, it's hard to go past the Club Room. Did we mention that these guys have their own projector and integrated sound system? Now if only I could find my "Sights and sounds of the library" DVD...

There you have it - libraries as you've never seen them before.


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