Cambridgeshire Libraries and Information Service is planning a major re-
furbishment of the Central Library in Cambridge. It will include a new cafe
(we currently run a small one on our third floor). We would be very pleased
to hear from anyone who can share their experience of setting up and
running a library cafe.
We are most interested in maximising profits, recommendations of successful
partners / franchises, any thoughts on opening hours, the size of the
faciltity, type of food on offer and the amount and arrangement of
I appreciate that local competition, shopping and parking habits and the
location and size of the library make each case individual, but any advice
would be most welcome!