Room Hire 

at The Old Library 

The Old Library is a unique venue steeped in history and atmosphere. With a licenced cafe/bar, wheelchair access throughout and versatile spaces for hire, The Old Library is the perfect setting for all kinds of events. 

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 The Gallery 
Ground Floor | Accessible | Max Capacity 20 | £8 per hour
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The Gallery 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 20 people in rows, or 15 people around tables. Ideal for small gatherings such as training days, creative activities or baby groups. 


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Ola Cafe 
A Spanish inspired tapas style café & licensed bar inside intoBodmin's The Old Library
Ola’s aim is to provide a chilled arts cafe during the day and a bar supporting intoBodmin’s programme of film, theatre and music in the evening.  Using local produce where possible, the Ola Café hopes to put the Old Library on the culinary map. The Cafe Ola have successfully catered to all kinds of functions, as well as our popular Feast of Bodmin events. They are happy to provide catering or a bar for your event. Click the image below to find out more information about Cafe Ola, including how to get in touch with them direct for sample meus and prices, or to discuss your requirements. 

To Make a Room Hire/Venue Booking​:

Contact us with the details of your event (including dates and times). We'll check the availiabilty 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. 

Return your form, along with your payment, to our Venue Manager Marion Harrison:

Please take a look at our Terms and Conditions, below.  Please note, all bookings made are pending avaiability. Your booking will be provisional until we have received your booking form and payment. 

To book, please return your booking form and payment to our Venue Manager, Marion Harrison. 



The Old Library

Lower Bore Street

Bodmin, PL31 2JX 


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 recieve from the hire of our rooms goes back into building a better Bodmin, through community, arts and culture. 
You can read more about The Next Chapter here, or find out about other ways to support us, here.