Room Reservations

The Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library of Rochester & Monroe County is located in the Bausch & Lomb Public Library Building, 115 South Avenue, Rochester NY. The Rundel Auditorium is located in the Rundel Memorial Library Building, 115 South Avenue, Rochester NY.  Our auditoriums are provided as a public service for use by individuals, institutions, groups, organizations, and corporations for a small fee, when not being used for library affiliated or sponsored activities.

RPL Policy and Central Room Application

Please email, or call 428-8304 for more information.

Any other small conference rooms or quiet study areas in both library buildings are first come first served.

The Central Library also offers spaces for private events such as weddings, nonprofit functions, cocktail hours, and private receptions. These events are able to occur when the library is closed to the general public.

ABOUT Private Event Reservations

Many of the Rochester Public Library Branches have additional meeting rooms that can also be reserved. Please contact your local RPL branch for availability.

Arnett Branch- 428-8214
Charlotte Branch- 428-8216
Frederick Douglass Community Library- 428-8206
Lincoln Branch- 428-8210
Lyell Branch- 428-8218
Maplewood Community Library- 428-8220
Phillis Wheatley Community Library- 428-8212
Sully Branch- 428-8208
Winton Branch- 428-8204

To request an interpreter for any of our events and classes please call 428-8340, or submit an online request.