The State Library offers a diverse range of exceptional venues for your next function or conference.
Our special spaces for hire include stunning 19th-century picture galleries, the majestic Ian Potter Queen's Hall, and the architecturally significant La Trobe Reading Room.
Within our landmark building we also offer contemporary spaces featuring the latest digital technology, including rooms for every business need in the purpose-designed Conference Centre.
Whether you are organising a conference, workshop, sit-down dinner, wedding, cocktails or a special function, the Library's venue hire team will help you create a truly memorable occasion.
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Hold your next special function in the Cowen Gallery, surrounded by masterpieces of Australian art.
La Trobe Reading Room
The Library's most spectacular architectural feature, the dome, makes an impressive centrepiece for a special event.
The Red Rotunda is the perfect backdrop for wedding ceremonies and receptions, an intimate cocktail party or glamorous sit-down dinner.
Ian Potter Queen's Hall
With beautiful 19th-century decor, Ian Potter Queen's Hall is a favourite venue for wedding ceremonies, receptions and cocktail parties.
Experimedia is a unique Melbourne event space reflecting three centuries of architecture.
Located in the heart of Melbourne's CBD, the Conference Centre includes a theatrette and five seminar rooms.
Village Roadshow Theatrette
The theatrette seats 200 people and features fully integrated multimedia equipment for on-screen presentations with surround sound.
Our five seminar rooms offer the latest audio-visual equipment and a flexible room set-up.