Meeting Rooms

The Newburyport Public Library has a number of meeting spaces available for public use.

Please consult Library staff for detailed space usage guidelines: 978 465-4428 x242

Study Rooms & Conference Room

The Library has two Study Rooms and a Conference Room on the third floor.

  • Limit (2) hours total use per day.
  • Appointments can be scheduled up to (48) hours in advance. Call (978) 465-4428 x242 or reserve online.
  • Walk-ins permitted but 2-hour allotment is not guaranteed. See a librarian for alternative meeting spaces.
  • Rooms require check-in with 2nd Floor Information Desk Staff prior to access.
  • Study Rooms: 1-3 persons.
  • Conference Room: 1-5 persons.
  • Limit one block of time per day. Use by two or more people constitutes room use that day for each person.
  • Covered drinks permitted, no food.
  • At least one person must continuously occupy room during use. Children must be supervised at all times by a responsible adult.
  • Rooms contain a table, chairs and 3’x4’ white board. Dry erase materials are available at the Information Desk.

Co-Working Space

The Library has an open co-working space on the third floor with small tables and individual cubicles.

  • No reservation required.
  • No time limit.
  • Cell phone use and collaborative conversation permitted.
  • Covered drinks allowed, no food.

Meeting Room

The Library has a room (limit 70 people) available for meetings. This space is currently reserved for library programming.

  • 6-foot folding tables
  • 70 chairs
  • Lectern
  • Ceiling-mount speakers and sound system
  • Retractable ceiling-mount large scale projection screen
  • Hardwired ceiling-mount projector
  • Handheld, lapel, and headset microphone
  • HDMI/VGA wall connections
  • Blu-Ray/DVD player

Different library areas have their own benefits and limitations for individual or group work and study. Please ask a staff person to find what best suits your needs.

Computer area
Computer Area
Third floor mezzanine
Third floor mezzanine
Study carrels
Study Carrels
Conference Room
Conference Room
Conference Room
Conference Room
Tower room
Tower Room
Coworking space
Coworking space
Quiet study area
Quiet study area
Quiet reading area tower room
Quiet reading area tower room
Reading Room
Reading Room
THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED SATURDAY, MAY 28 THROUGH MONDAY, MAY 31 IN RECOGNITION OF THE MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY. REGULAR HOURS RESUME AT 9:00 AM TUESDAY, MAY 31ST.
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