Burton Barr Central Library has four meeting rooms, which may be rented during normal library hours. The rooms vary in capacity from 26 to 250 people. Every room has multiple seating configurations.
The Pulliam Auditorium is located on the northeast side of the first floor. The most common seating configurations are: 250 for theater seating; 72 for classroom seating; and 126 for restaurant seating. There are 250 chairs, 24 rectangular tables, and 18 round tables available with your rental. The cost for renting the auditorium during normal library hours is $125 an hour with a minimum 4-hour rental. The Pulliam Auditorium and several floors of Burton Barr Central Library are available for after-hours rentals.
The Lecture Room is located on the southwest side of the fourth floor. The room has several seating configurations. Theater seating for 75 and classroom seating for 40 are the two most common. There are 75 chairs and 10 rectangular tables available with rental of the room; each table seats four people. The cost for renting the Lecture Room during normal library hours is $30 an hour.
Two small meeting rooms are located on the northwest side of the first floor. Meeting Rooms A and B have two common seating configurations: 26 for theater seating and 10 for classroom seating. Twenty-six chairs and 5 tables are available upon rental; each table seats 2 people. The cost for renting Meeting Room A or B during normal library hours is $10 an hour.
To inquire about meeting room availability, please contact Library Administration at 602-262-6157. Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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