Reserve a Room

frank rose room

Burlington Public Library provides meeting rooms for rent in library facilities. Please read the Community & Event Space Rental Policy for detailed information every room renter needs to know.

General Information

  • All rooms are rented in one-hour blocks except for Centennial Hall at Central, which requires a minimum 4-hour booking.
  • Bookings must be made at least four days before the requested date, except:
    • the Small Meeting Room and Frank Rose Room at Central may be booked on the same day. 
    • Centennial Hall in Central Branch must be reserved at least seven days in advance.
  • You can reserve a room up to six months in advance.
  • BPL does not support use of Apple technology (MacBook, iPad) in our rental spaces.
  • The room rental fee includes liability insurance coverage.
  • Individuals or groups renting rooms may not post promotional or directional signage in the library.
  • Cancellations may be made through Manage My Reservations. A refund is only issued for a cancellation made 48 hours or more before the booked date and time. All cancellations have a $15 fee. When applicable, refunds are made directly to the credit card used when booking.
  • Other charges:
    • Cleaning fee: $20 if the room is left in a messy condition
    • Late fee: $20 if renter stays beyond the booking period
  • Use the online booking page to request a reservation.
  • Please email us for any changes to your reservation dates, times, or rooms.

For more information, please visit our frequently asked questions about room rental.

Please note: Hourly rates include HST

Central - Centennial Hall

centennial hall
  • *MINIMUM 4-HOUR RENTAL*
  • Regular hourly rate: $40.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $28.00
  • Capacity: Up to 120
  • Included in price: tables, chairs, projector and viewing screen, podium, sound system, Wi-Fi, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: BPL prepares set-up as requested.

Central - Frank Rose Room

frank rose room
  • Regular hourly rate: $31.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $21.70
  • Capacity: 12
  • Included in price: Boardroom table, chairs, Wi-Fi, smart TV, hybrid meeting technology, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: Non-applicable; layout is set.

Central - Holland Room

holland room
  • Regular hourly rate: $31.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $21.70
  • Capacity: 15
  • Included in price: Tables, chairs, whiteboard, Wi-Fi, smart TV, hybrid meeting technology, insurance
  • Room set-up: Customer is responsible for set-up.

Central - Ron Ness Training Room

ron ness training room
  • Regular hourly rate: $31.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $21.70
  • Capacity: 9
  • Included in price: Eight (8) computer stations, viewing screen, printer, Wi-Fi, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: Non-applicable; layout is set.

Central - Small Meeting Room

small meeting room
  • Regular hourly rate: $19.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $13.30
  • Capacity: 5
  • Included in price: Table, chairs, smart TV, Wi-Fi, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: Non-applicable; layout is set.

Aldershot - Program Room

aldershot program room
  • Regular hourly rate: $23.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $16.10
  • Capacity: 20
  • Included in price: Tables, chairs, whiteboard, smart TV, Wi-Fi, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: Customer is responsible for set-up.

Alton - Program Room

alton program room
  • Regular hourly rate: $31.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $21.70
  • Capacity: 30
  • Included in price: Table, chairs, whiteboard, smart TV, Wi-Fi, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: Customer is responsible for set-up.

Brant Hills - Program Room

brant hills program room
  • Regular hourly rate: $23.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $16.10
  • Capacity: 15
  • Included in price: Table, chairs, whiteboard, smart TV, Wi-Fi, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: Customer is responsible for set-up.

New Appleby - Program Room

new appleby program room
  • Regular hourly rate: $23.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $16.10
  • Capacity: 20
  • Included in price: Tables, chairs, whiteboard, smart TV, Wi-Fi, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: Customer is responsible for set-up.

Tansley Woods - Program Room

tansley woods program room
  • Regular hourly rate: $31.00
  • Non-Profit hourly rate: $21.70
  • Capacity: 40
  • Included in price: Tables, chairs, whiteboard, smart TV, Wi-Fi, liability insurance
  • Room set-up: Customer is responsible for set-up.