Community Rooms

Community Rooms

Planning a gathering?

Flexible Library spaces are perfect for meetings and lectures, knitting groups, or even a birthday or holiday party.

Quick facts

  • Room size and features vary from location to location - from small spaces for less than 10 people to larger rooms that can accommodate more than 100 people.
  • These spaces can be rented during opening hours, until 15 minutes prior to close.
  • Rental fees vary by space, and we have a reduced rate for non-profits and community groups.

Please note: Library Community Rooms cannot be booked for events or functions that require a registration or admission fee.

Look for booking instructions under each Library location noted below.

Alderney Gate Public Library

To book a rental space at Alderney Gate,

Helen Creighton Room

  • Features: Tables and chairs, a kitchenette, and natural light
  • Capacity: 90 standing, 75 theatre-style seating, 40 seated at table
  • Rates: Half-day: $120 ($50 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $170 ($75 reduced/non-profit rate)
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Maxine Tynes Room

  • Features: Tables and chairs, wall-mounted smartsceen, a kitchenette, and natural light
  • Capacity: 35 theatre-style seating, 25 seated at tables
  • Rates: Half-day: $75 ($25 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $110 ($40 reduced/non-profit rate)
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Starr Room

  • Features: Tables and chairs, pull-down screen, a kitchenette, and natural light
  • Capacity: 15 theatre-style seating, 12 seated at tables
  • Rates: Half-day: $45 ($20 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $75 ($30 reduced/non-profit rate)
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Bedford Public Library

To book a space at Bedford, call (902) 490-5740.

Program Room

Cole Harbour Public Library

To book a rental space at Cole Harbour, call (902) 490-3820.

Program Room

Halifax Central Library

To book a rental space at Central Library, choose one of three options:

BMO Community Room

  • Features: Kitchenette, pull-down screen, ceiling-mounted projector, sound system, assistive listening, natural light
  • Capacity: 75 standing, 57 theatre-style seating, 36 seated at tables
  • Rates: Half-day: $90 ($40 reduced rate) | Full day: $130 ($60 reduced rate)
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Lindsay Children's Room

  • Features: Kitchenette, pull-down screen, ceiling-mounted projector, sound system, assistive listening, natural light
  • Capacity: 150 standing, 80 theatre-style seating, 54 seated at tables
  • Rates: Half-day: $140 ($60 reduced rate) | Full day: $200 ($90 reduced rate)
  • Download the room details, opens a new window

RBC Learning Centre

Room 301

  • Features: 2 kitchenettes, 2 pull-down screens, 2 ceiling-mounted projectors, sound system, assistive listening, natural light
  • Capacity: 120 standing, 80 theatre style seating, 48 seated at tables
  • Rates: Half-day: $140 ($60 reduced rate) | Full day: $200 ($90 reduced rate)
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Room 302

  • Features: SmartBoard, natural light
  • Capacity: 8 seated at a single table
  • Advanced bookings:  $20/hour | Half-day: $80 ($25 reduced rate) | Full day: $120 ($35 reduced rate)
  • Same-day bookings:  Free for up to 2 hours | Visit us at the Welcome Desk or call (902) 490-5700 and selection option 6 to make a same-day booking
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Windsor Foundation Room

  • Capacity: 8 seated at a single table
  • Advanced bookings: $20/hour | Half-day: $80 ($25 reduced rate) | Full day: $120 ($35 reduced rate)
  • Same-day bookings:  Free for up to 2 hours | Visit us at the Welcome Desk or call (902) 490-5700 and selection option 6 to make a same-day booking
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Halifax North Memorial Public Library

To book a rental space at Halifax North, call (902) 490-5811.

Terry Symonds Auditorium

  • Features: Can book as one large space or book either half of the space
  • Capacity: 150 (full auditorium), 100 (large half), 30 (small half)
  • Rates:
    • Full auditorium: Half-day: $120 ($40 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $170 ($60 reduced/non-profit rate)
    • Large half: Half-day: $75 ($25 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $110 ($40 reduced/non-profit rate)
    • Small half: Half-day: $45 ($20 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $75 ($30 reduced/non-profit rate)
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Community Meeting Room

Keshen Goodman Public Library

Room bookings are not available at the Keshen Goodman Public Library at this time.

Thomas Raddall Room

Meeting Room C

Musquodoboit Harbour Public Library

To book a rental space at Musquodoboit Harbour, call (902) 889-2227.

Studio Sand Dollar

Sackville Public Library

To book a space at Sackville, call (902) 865-8653.

Fenerty Room

  • Features: Can book as one large space or book either half of the space
  • Capacity:
    • Full Room: 300 standing, 100 theatre-style seating, 100 seated at tables
    • Front Half: 170 standing, 90 theatre-style seating, 70 seated at tables
    • Back Half: 150 standing, 80 theatre-style seating, 60 seated at tables
  • Rates:
    • Full Room: Half-day: $120 ($40 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $170 ($50 reduced/non-profit rate)
    • Front Half: Half-day: $75 ($25 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $110 ($35 reduced/non-profit rate)
    • Back Half: Half-day: $75 ($25 reduced/non-profit rate) | Full day: $110 ($35 reduced/non-profit rate)
  • Map of main floor Fenerty Room location, opens a new window

Sheet Harbour Public Library

To book a rental space at Sheet Harbour, call (902) 885-2391.

Program Room

Tantallon Public Library

To book a rental space at Tantallon, call (902) 826-3330.

Program Room

Woodlawn Public Library

To book a space at Woodlawn, fill out the online application form (preferred) or call (902) 490-2636.

Auditorium

Program Room

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