Book the Glass Box

Glass Box in Taunton Library has a versatile space, which is available for hire. The library is in the centre of Taunton, close to public transport connections, with pay-and-display car parks nearby. The Glass Box is able to be booked for events being delivered to public or for training.

The cost for using the Glass Box space maybe flexible dependent on the type of organisation booking the space and the extent to which the use of the space reflects the Somerset libraries vision;

“Somerset libraries are a dynamic, evolving and integral part of the community: they open up a world of opportunities for reading, understanding and discovery.”

The Glass Box offers

  • room for up to 50 people
  • flexible layout
  • disabled access

The room comes equipped with the following, included in the hire charge

  • tables and chairs
  • screen with computer
  • free Wi-Fi event code

The Glass Box also has access to equipment which you might like to book alongside your room booking.

The current equipment list is as follows

  • Laptops (if available)
  • iPads (if available)
  • 3D printers (trained staff may be required)
  • Material printer and hot press (staff member required)
  • Raspberry Pi’s (including screen, mice, keyboard)

Indicative Glass Box Booking Fees are as follows

Half day (up to 4 hours)

Whole day

Cancellation fee within four weeks of date booked is 25% of relevant charge (all bookings).

Booking form

Please describe how and when you would like to use the space.

    Half dayFull day

    You will be contacted by a member of staff to discuss the appropriate booking fee and event requirements.


    Taunton library


    0300 123 2224

    Opening hours
    Monday to Friday 10am to 5pm
    Saturday 10am to 4.30pm