Hire our spaces

Boasting beautiful surrounds, heritage features and modern amenities, State Library Victoria is the perfect place to host special events. From conferences, workshops and lectures to dinners, weddings and parties, we will make your event a truly memorable occasion.

The Library is one of Melbourne's most distinctive landmarks, offering a unique venue for your next function or conference. The choice of venue hire includes the 19th-century Cowen Gallery, The Ian Potter Queen's Hall, architecturally stunning La Trobe Reading Room, two contemporary spaces, the Village Roadshow Theatrette and a range of seminar rooms.

To learn more, inquire online or contact our venue hire team at venuehire@slv.vic.gov.au or on 03 8664 7291.

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For updates on the Library's exciting redevelopment project, which will transform The Ian Potter Queen's Hall into a public reading room and first-class event space, visit the Vision 2020 microsite.