Room Hire and Exhibition Space

Room Hire and Exhibition Space

Our Libraries across Newcastle offer a wide range of meeting and event rooms for community hire.  City Library is an accessible, six storey building in the city centre. Outstanding in all aspects, this fabulous modern building is an ideal venue for room hire for meetings, exhibitions, music and drama performances, training sessions or exams. The main entrance is on New Bridge Street West with a second entrance from Princess Square.

For more information, and to take a virtual tour of our fantastic, versatile spaces, visit our dedicated room hire site.   

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Book meeting rooms or exhibition space

The Bewick Hall and meeting rooms at City Library

The Bewick Hall seats up to 185. It has a sprung wooden floor, spotlights, stage and PA system suitable to host a variety of activities. Eight meeting rooms are also available for hire and can seat from 12 to 185 people. Rooms can be set out in a range of styles, to suit your needs - including boardroom, classroom, cabaret or theatre. 

See the Room Hire leaflet for an indication of price and room layout style. 

All rooms are charged by the  hour during our normal opening hours.

Discounted rates are available for local community groups and registered charities.

Rooms may be available outside normal opening hours for an additional charge. 

City Library exhibition space

We have an exhibition area just inside the Level 2 entrance from Princess Square and more display space on other floors within City Library. All exhibition spaces are bookable by the week and each hire period starts at noon on Thursday, finishing at 11am the following Thursday.  Please see our Room Hire leaflet for current prices.

Computers and digital services

All our buildings have free Wi-Fi access throughout. 

The rooms at City Library offer a range of display and ICT equipment including flat screen TVs, digital projectors and interactive whiteboards. The use of this equipment is included in the hire charge and staff are on hand to provide technical support.

Contact us

Contact for more information on hiring any of our meeting rooms or exhibition spaces.

Please read our full Terms & Conditions relating to rooms and exhibition space hire.

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