Reservable Community Spaces

Study Rooms at all BPL locations are currently unavailable due to COVID-19. Please check back at a later date for updates on library services.

Our community rooms are available to designated non-profit organizations holding meetings that are free and open to the public.

To Reserve a Room at the Central Library

To reserve a space at the Central Library, review our guidelines and fill out the application here. Reservations must be made with a minimum of 2 days’ notice and no more than 2 weeks ahead of the requested date.

To Reserve a Room at a Branch Location

Contact the branch librarian at the location you'd like to reserve, and submit your reservation application at least 3 weeks ahead of the requested date

Please Note

Available Spaces

Neighborhood LIBRARY Meeting Room and Capacity
City Proper Central Library  Contact our Events Office ( for more information.
  North End Lecture Hall, 45 Seated
  South End Meeting Room, 40 Seated
  West End Lecture Hall, 50 Seated
Allston-Brighton Brighton Community Room, 50-60 Seated
  Honan-Allston Lecture Hall, 75 Seated
Meeting Room, 12-14 Seated
  Faneuil No separate meeting space
Call branch for availability of group meetings
Charlestown Charlestown Lecture Hall, 80 Seated
Dorchester Adams Street Lecture Hall, 70 Seated
  Codman Square Lecture Hall, 150 Seated
  Fields Corner Meeting Room, 40 Seated
  Grove Hall Teri Room, 15-30 Seated
Jazz Lounge, 40 -150 Seated, 75 Standing
  Lower Mills Lecture Hall, 75 Seated
  Uphams Corner Meeting Room, 25 Seated
East Boston East Boston Thomas M. Menino Community Room, 80 Seated
Conference Room, 8 Seated
Hyde Park Hyde Park Menino Hall, 70 Seated
Weld Hall, 50 Seated
Jamaica Plain Connolly Meeting Room, 10 Seated
Lecture Hall, 150 Seated
  Jamaica Plain Community Room, 100 seated
Conference Room, 6-8 seated
Mattapan Mattapan Alice W. Yancey Community Room, 128 Seated
Conference Room, 16 Seated
Study Room 3, 12 Seated
Roslindale Roslindale Lecture Hall, 125 Seated
Roxbury Roxbury Lecture Hall, 150 Seated
Conference Room, 25 Seated
  Egleston Square No separate meeting space
Call branch for availability of group meetings
  Parker Hill Lecture Hall, 75 Seated
South Boston South Boston Lecture Hall, 75 Seated
West Roxbury West Roxbury Lecture Hall, 120 Seated
Conference Room, 12 Seated
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