Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries



Scottish Coworking Hub

Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries is part of a network of coworking hubs within Scotland’s public libraries. The network offers dedicated space for start-ups and small businesses.
The hub at DCLG, in the heart of Dunfermline’s Heritage Quarter, provides well-equipped facilities, events and enterprise support - everything you need to grow your own business.  The hubs are available to use on a membership basis from as little as £35 a month for unlimited use, which provides access to all hubs across the Scottish Coworking Network.

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Venue Hire

Not just a unique venue, but a total experience!

Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries (DCLG) has four adaptable and unique venue spaces situated in a spectacular £12.4 million award-winning new building, which can be hired for meetings, conferences, training, team building, parties and other private events and celebrations.

Why Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries for your next event?

  • Central Dunfermline location in the heart of the beautiful heritage quarter.
  • Set in the world’s first Carnegie Library and new museum & exhibition galleries with stunning views over the landscaped garden to Dunfermline Abbey.
  • Guided tours of museums and galleries available for event intervals.
  • Peaceful outdoor space set adjacent to historic Dunfermline Abbey and Abbot House.
  • 30 minutes from Edinburgh International Airport.
  • Ease of access by road and excellent public transport links.
  • Flexible spaces for 1 – 130 delegates.
  • Brand new AV equipment & full technical team on hand.
  • Catering packages available via the award-winning Heaven Scent Kitchen, offering delicious and flexible packages for breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea or full course dinners for any number of delegates




The Rooms in more detail:





Formally the reference room, the Canmore Room is a large space which is flooded with natural light, excellent acoustics and state of the art AV capabilities.

Formally holding our special collections and local studies facilities, this room retains its original charm with new AV capabilities.

A modern space, ideal for smaller meetings and training, equipped with up to date technology.

A contemporary, creative space with its own break out lounge.  This area would ideally suit those who want a relaxing place to meet.

Length: 17m

Width: 7m

Area: 116 m2

Length: 12m

Width: 4m

Area: 50 m2

Length: 7m

Width: 4m

Area: 31 m2

Length: 8m

Width: 4m

Area: 30 m2


Theatre style: 130 People

Reception standing: 120 People

Cabaret: 80 People

Formal Dinner (5ft round tables of 10): 100 People

Dinner Dance: 60 People

Classroom:36 People

Boardroom: 35 People


Theatre style: 50 People

Reception standing: 50 People

Cabaret: 32 People

Formal Dinner (5ft round tables of 10): 40 People

Classroom:20 People

Boardroom: 28 People


Theatre style:20 People

Reception standing: 20 People

Classroom:12 People

Boardroom: 16 People

Horseshoe no tables:16 people

U-Shape (with tables): 12 people


Theatre style: 20 People

Reception standing: 20 People

Classroom:12 People

Boardroom: 16 People

Horseshoe no tables:16 people

U-Shape (with tables): 12 people


Powerpoints: 19

Direct Dial Points: 32



Powerpoints: 10

Direct Dial Points: 10



Powerpoints: 21

Direct Dial Points: 20



Powerpoints: 18

Direct Dial Points: 8



2 hours: From £140

4 hours: From £205

Full day (up to 8 hours): From £395



2 hours: From £65

4 hours: From £110

Full day (up to 8 hours): From £195



2 hours: From £40

4 hours: From £65

Full day (up to 8 hours): From £100



2 hours: From £60

4 hours: From £89

Full day (up to 8 hours): From £175



Natural Light/ Black-out and Wifi in all rooms. Canmore and Queen Margaret Rooms have connecting doors so can be used together if needed.

Costs quoted are for basic room day hire only and rates for evenings are discussed on a bespoke basis. Additional costs will be incurred for tailored catering options and any other extra requirements.


Catering Packages:

Heaven Scent, who runs the café at DCLG, provides fantastic breakfasts, sandwich platters, finger buffets, fork buffets, refreshments, sweet treats and bespoke menus to suit your occasion, guests and budget. They pride themselves in providing delicious and creative catering for everyone, regardless of any dietary restrictions, such as gluten free, vegan and vegetarian. For more information on Heaven Scent’s catering packages, please contact them by calling 01577 862738 or email info@heavenscentkitchen.co.uk.




Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries is perfectly located in the heart of Dunfermline’s beautiful heritage quarter. There is easy access by road, bus and train. To see further directions please click HERE.

Street Address is: 1-7 Abbot Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7NL.


There are disabled parking bays on Abbot Street and in front of Dunfermline Abbey and lifts to all floors for customers with specific access requirements (please note Queen Anne Room has limited disabled access). 

For further enquiries, contact our friendly events team who would love to help you organise your next event!

Email: DCLG.VenueEnquiries@OnFife.com

Phone: 01383 602365

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