Private Event Rentals

The Boston Public Library offers one of the most unique and historic event venues in the city. Ornately designed spaces in a variety of sizes offer groups the ideal setting for their holiday parties, corporate conferences, weddings, and more.

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Private Event Pricing

Conference Rental Pricing

2019/2020 Wedding Venue Suggestions

Private Event Policies

Private Event Procedures

Fall/Winter Sample Catering Menu

Spring/Summer Sample Catering Menu

Additional Suggestions

Tour Opportunities for Private Events


Photos of Available Event Spaces and Media Profiles

Contact Us

The Special events staff looks forward to helping you plan your special event. Contact us for more information, date availability, or to arrange a site visit. Please note, dates are not confirmed until a signed contract and deposit have been received.

Boston Public Library Special Events Office: 617.859.2212 or

TCA BPL The Catered Affair for the Boston Public LibraryPlease contact The Catered Affair for your catering needs.They also operate the Boston Public Library's Newsfeed Cafe, Map Room Tea Lounge and Courtyard Tea Room. Please call 617.859.2282 for more information.