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Three distinct spaces

Blackfen Community Library is the perfect location for parties, meetings and other events.

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Catering available

Catering packages tailored to the size of your event or meeting.

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Available for meetings, kids parties or afternoon tea

Competitive rates and mouthwatering menus.

Venue hire

Blackfen Community Library is the perfect location for parties, meetings and other events.

We have three library spaces available to hire. Our meeting room (capacity 5 people) and the space outside the meeting room (capacity 12–14 people) are available throughout the week, subject to availability. The whole library and coffee shop space (capacity of 40 seated in the coffee shop) is only available to hire when the library is closed.

1–5 people

Meeting Room


£6 per hour

For community groups during opening hours


£20 per hour

For community groups and individuals (for celebrations and events) outside of opening hours


£6 per hour

For business hire


12–14 people

Space outside meeting room


£10 per hour

For community groups during opening hours


£30 per hour

For community groups and individuals (for celebrations and events) outside of opening hours


£30 per hour

For business hire


Up to 40 people

Main library and café


Not available

For community groups during opening hours


£40 per hour

For community groups and individuals (for celebrations and events) outside of opening hours


£50 per hour

For business hire


Kids parties

£6 per child

This package is to be offered to parties booking the library so any children’s event. The package is £6 per child and includes a children’s sandwich (ham or cheese), crisps, vegetable sticks (carrots and cucumber), a carton of juice (apple or orange) and a cupcake.

The event organiser will have to contact the library with the number of children and more specifically, how many will be having a ham sandwich and how many will be having cheese. This ensures that the food can be prepared by us in a timely manner. The organiser will also have to ensure that we are aware of any and all allergies.

Afternoon tea

£10 per person

This package is for adults who want a more relaxed event. The package is £10 per person offers an afternoon tea with one round sandwiches, scone with jam and clotted cream and petit flours. It also includes endless tea or a speciality coffee

The party organiser will have to provide the number of adults as well as any dietary requirements or allergies.

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If you would like to enquire about venue hire or make a booking, please use the form below or email us at hello@blackfencommunitylibrary.org

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Get in touch with us
020 8301 1433

hello@blackfencommunitylibrary.org

7–9 Blackfen Parade, Blackfen, DA15 9LU

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