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Incredible spaces, unforgettable experiences

Australia's most historic public library, State Library Victoria offers a choice of iconic spaces – whether you are organising a conference or a workshop, a formal banquet or a romantic wedding, you'll find the ideal venue for your special event.

With a variety of unique venue spaces, we offer the flexibility to cater to any occasion: serve cocktails for 500 under the dome of the La Trobe Reading Room, present a refined banquet for 150 in the Isabella Fraser Room, hold an intimate dinner for 25 in a heritage Rotunda or seat 200 guests for a lecture in the State Library Victoria Theatrette.

Together with our exclusive event partner and caterer, Showtime Event Group, we offer a full suite of services, including catering, security and support staff, to ensure your event is a truly memorable occasion.

Our venue spaces

  • Isabella Fraser Room
  • The Ian Potter Queen's Hall
  • Cowen Gallery
  • North Rotunda
  • La Trobe Reading Room
  • Hansen Hall
  • Conversation Quarter
  • State Library Victoria Theatrette
  • Conference Centre
  • Forecourt

For more information and to make a booking, visit our venue hire site.

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Visit our venue hire site