Meeting Rooms

The library has meeting rooms available for public use.

Reservable Meeting Rooms

Reservations for smaller meeting rooms can be made via LiquidSpace.

  • Room use requires 2 people or more,
  • Room use cannot exceed 2 hours per day
  • Reservations can be made up to 7 days in advance.
  • Room capacity limits are strictly enforced.
Location Room Name Capacity Online Reservations
Downtown Library Carnegie Room 6 Reserve
Mitchell Park Library Greenmeadow Room 12 Reserve
Mitchell Park Library Fairmeadow Room 10 Reserve
Rinconada Library Duveneck Room 4 Reserve
Rinconada Library Crescent Park Room 4 Reserve
Rinconada Library Leland Manor Room 4 Reserve
Rinconada Library St. Francis Room 4 Reserve

Program Rooms

Larger Program Rooms are available by reservation via phone or email through the Palo Alto City Community Services Department.

Location Room Capacity
Rinconada Library Embarcadero Room 100
Mitchell Park Library Midtown Room 60

See our Community Room Policy for detailed use policies.

Rinconada Library - Embarcadero Room

Booking Window

6 months out, 30 days in advance.
Please book through the Art Center: 650-329-2366 or email.

Mon.-Thurs. 10am-9pm Fri.-Sun. 10am-6pm
Resident: $140/hr | Non-Resident: $210/hr

Measurements

1134 square feet | 27 x 42 ft.

Capacity

12 tables, 90 chairs | 100 assembly | 150 standing

Equipment for Rent
  • Two projectors and screens
  • HDMI/VGA hookups
  • Podium
  • Microphones (2 hand-held, 1 hands-free)
Amenities
  • Kitchenette with fridge and sink
  • Photos available on request
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Bathrooms right outside room
Important Notes
  • Food permitted; kitchen available for use
  • Photos of the room are available upon request
  • No technological assistance the day of
  • No signs permitted outside the room
  • Nothing permitted to hang on the walls or window

Mitchell Park Library - Midtown Room

Booking Window

3 months out, 30 days in advance.
Please book through Mitchell Park Community Center: Main office line, 650-329-2400

Mon.-Thurs. 10am-9pm Fri.-Sun. 10am-6pm

Resident: $94/hr | Non-Resident: $140/hr

Measurements

784 square feet

Equipment for Rent
  • One projector and screen
  • HDMI/VGA hookups
Capacity

12 tables, 58 chairs | 58 assembly | 100 standing

Amenities
  • Bathrooms right outside the room
  • Drinking Fountain
Important Notes
  • Snack-like foods only permitted, no hot food; food must not have a pungent odor; no catering
  • Loud music not permitted
  • Venue is appropriate for meetings, lectures, quiet gatherings
  • No alcohol permitted
  • Room is in center of library, the space is public
  • Library rules apply due to location of space within the Library; see Library rules here: https://library.cityofpaloalto.org/library-policies/
  • AV equipment is waiting to be repaired
  • Use is restricted to library hours only

Contact the Recreation Department at 650-463-4900 to find out about other city facilities available for rental.

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