Hire a room/space

Find a library venue

We have a range of community venues available for hire in the City of Sydney libraries network.

These community venues include meeting rooms, computer training rooms, large seminar and workshop spaces, event spaces and a musical rehearsal and recording space.

Community use of library venues

Not-for-profit organisations wishing to hire library venues will receive a reduced rate. Proof of not-for-profit status must be provided at time of booking.   

Compulsory insurance

All parties who hire City facilities must have $10 million public liability insurance coverage. Proof of such coverage is required before your booking can be confirmed.

Individuals and small community groups can apply to be covered under the City’s community engagement liability policy. Contact library staff at libraryvenues@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au for details and more information. 

Conditions of hire

Before hiring a City of Sydney community venue, we ask that you read and understand the conditions of hire

Please note, we require 3 days notice to confirm a booking at a library venue. Booking enquiries can only be confirmed if you have provided all necessary details.  

Free library meeting rooms for students

Primary, high school and tertiary students can use available Green Square library meeting rooms for free for up to 2 hours a day. 

Student booking enquiries made within 3 days of the booking time can be confirmed immediately. All other student bookings cannot be confirmed until 3 days before the booking time. 

Valid student identification must be provided at the time of your booking enquiry. Please note, public liability insurance is not required for this booking type.

Musical instruments available for loan

Library members wishing to hire the music room at Green Square Library for music rehearsal can also borrow a number of musical instruments from the library to use in this space.


Venue Coordinator – Libraries
02 9288 5012

For hire

Customs House Library meeting rooms

Located in the heart of the city centre, the Customs House Library meeting room and computer training room are just a short walk from Sydney Harbour Bridge and Sydney Opera House.

Green Square Library venues

Green Square Library meeting rooms, music room and computer lab are a short walk from Green Square train station and are easily accessible by bus.

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Last updated: Thursday, 22 November 2018