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Meeting Rooms


Cambridge Public Library

Meeting Room Policy and Procedures 


The Cambridge Public Library offers meeting and program spaces for groups of varying sizes to serve an educational, cultural, or civic purpose.  These rooms are available for Cambridge-based not-for-profit community groups subject to the policies and procedures outlined below and in accordance with the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights.


All meeting rooms are subject to availability. Library sponsored programs have priority over all outside groups. The Library reserves the right to re-schedule confirmed reservations to accommodate library-sponsored programs and events. To minimize this possibility the Library takes bookings no more than two months in advance.


The fact that an organization is permitted to meet at the Library does not constitute an endorsement of the organization’s beliefs by the Library, its staff, its Board of Trustees, or the City of Cambridge.


The Main Library


All groups must complete a meeting room application and submit it to the Administrative Office at the Main Library at least seven business days before the first requested meeting date. Or you can submit your meeting request online. We cannot accept phone calls for reservations or to check on available dates. Meeting Room requests are accepted up to two months in advance. Please see our application for complete information. Completed applications may be faxed to 617-349-4028.


Richard C. Rossi Room: capacity 14

Rindge Room: capacity 10

Community Room: capacity 50

Lecture Hall: capacity 220


Note: Please read the complete Meeting Room Policy here for more information on our spaces before submitting your requests.

Online Booking Request (Please use the online form for an expedited response)

Contact: Muna Kangsen by email at mkangsen@cambridgema.gov for questions about room reservations at the Main Library.

The Central Square Branch

The Lewis Room at the Central Square Branch is undergoing renovations and is not currently available.

The O’Neill Branch

Contact: 617-349-4023

Meeting Room: capacity 6-8 people. Room is not available nights and weekends.

Please call or visit the library regarding availability.