The Old Library, Mansfield

Important notices

Holiday Opening Hours

All Inspire libraries will close at their normal time on Sunday 23 December and re-open as normal on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

Nottinghamshire Archives will close at 1pm on Saturday 22 December and re-open as normal on Wednesday 2 January.

Library Telephone Numbers

The telephone number given in General Enquiries is for Ask Inspire - our central contact point for all your library needs including renewals, enquiries, room bookings and much more. 

What you can hire: Recording Studio, Studio Theatre, Exhibition Space, Mac Suite, Meeting Rooms, Workshop spaces, Rehearsal Spaces, and Teaching Rooms.

Room details and costs

Description Cost (per hour)
Studio 1 Recording Studio

Our acoustically designed, fully air conditioned live and control rooms are home to state of the art, industry standard equipment and a large selection of instruments and backline. The studio also features a direct link to The Old Library Theatre which is available to book for live recordings, performances and music videos. We offer a relaxed, creative and affordable environment in which to complete your recording projects.

See Old Library Booking Form. 

Studio 2 Mac Suite

Contains 8 Apple iMac Computers and teaching screen. 

See Old Library Booking Form. 

Studio 3

A spacious flexible naturally lit space suitable for large meetings, seminars, rehearsals, workshops and teaching.

See Old Library Booking Form. 

Studio 4

Suitable for smaller meetings and as a teaching space.

See Old Library Booking Form. 

Studio Theatre

A professional 100 seat black box theatre with tiered retractable seats and in house sound, lighting and projection capability suitable for a variety of activities including professional shows, rehearsals, live performances, conferences, workshops, and training.

See Old Library Booking Form. 

Exhibition Area

10m Exhibition wall 

See Old Library Booking Form. 

Café-Bar

40 seater café-bar with Tea and Coffee making facilities and servery. Suitable for parties, training, informal meetings, and in conjunction with other spaces for Trade Fairs etc.

See Old Library Booking Form. 

Booking conditions

Before making a booking, please read our Inspire Venue Hire Terms and Conditions.pdf [PDF].

Other venues and rooms for hire

For details of other Inspire-run venues with rooms available for hire, please see the full listing here.

Enquire online