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Truly unique and perfectly situated near Newcastle's Central Station

If you're looking for inspirational surroundings for your event, these rooms have witnessed world firsts and hosted renowned speakers. The Main Library is perfect when you really want to impress, and can hold up to 150 people for a non-seated event. For a more formal lecture, choose from the Loftus or Lecture Rooms, where 100 can be seated comfortably. The prestigious Committee Room is where the Board of Trustees meet each month, and have done since 1825 and is also available for hire.

As well as the rooms shown below, there is a lecture theatre (also on the ground floor and next to the The Loftus Room) which can seat a maximum of 95 and has an overhead projector.

For details of costs and availability please either phone the library during opening hours or use the contact form (HERE or the button below) with details of your requirements and we will get straight back to you.

Overhead photo of The Knott Room

The Knott Room

A spectacular and memorable venue for your social gathering or business event.

Photo of the committee room

The Committee Room

Accessed via the library's gallery, the Committee Room seats 20 around a table.

Photo of the Joseph Swan Room

The Joseph Swan Room

A ground floor room, suitable for meetings or workshops. Can be configured to your requirements.

Photo of the Loftus Room

The Loftus Room

A practical ground floor room, ideal for your larger meeting, lectures, training or workshops. The room is equipped with an overhead projector and a full size grand piano is available in this room. Seats 100 maximum.

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