Conference, hall and meeting room hire
North Yorkshire County Council libraries have various meeting rooms available for hire by community groups and the general public.
Please contact your local library for more information about these venues or e-mail us at email@example.com. Please note that Boroughbridge meeting room is managed by the Boroughbridge Area Community Library Association (BACLA). The current hire charges per session for all venues can be found below.
Booking a venue
If you would like to make a booking over the telephone for this service, please contact the particular library that you wish to book.
Library room hire - venues and prices
The prices below are valid from 7 May 2013.
|Meeting rooms (up to 50 capacity)||Capacity||Commercial rate||Concession rate 1|
|Boroughbridge (managed by BACLA)||20|
|Harrogate (Victoria room)||14-18||£60||£20|
|Harrogate (Victoria room - theatre style)||24||£50||£20|
|Scarborough (small room)||50||£60||£20|
|School Library Service training room||20||£50||£20|
|Meeting rooms (up to 15 capacity)||Capacity||Commercial rate||Concession rate 1|
|Boroughbridge (half room) (managed by BACLA)||10|
|Crosshills (interview room)||4||£40||£15|
|Harrogate (Claro room)||4||£50||£15|
|Harrogate (Carnegie room)||6||£50||£15|
|Harrogate (Nidderdale room)||6||£50||£15|
|Hawes (upstairs room)||15||£40||£15|
|Hawes (downstairs room)||6||£40||£15|
|Kirkbymoorside (interview room)||4||£40||£15|
|Kirkbymoorside (ICT suite)||10||£40||£15|
|Knaresborough (small room)||8||£40||£15|
|Pickering (small room)||4||£40||£15|
|Scarborough (interview room)||6-8||£40||£15|
|Sherburn (small room)||6-8||£40||£15|
|Starbeck (small room)||6||£40||£15|
|Stokesley (interview room)||4||£40||£15|
|Whitby (small room)||8||£40||£15|
|Scarborough Concert Room (220 capacity)||Commercial rate||Concession rate 1||Concession rate 2|
|Crush Hall (per session as an ancillary to other rooms hired)||£10||-||-|
|Hire of grand piano (additional charge for tuning, if required)||£40||£25||-|
|All libraries||Commercial rate||Concession rate 1|
|Branches (per half-day session)||£40||£15|
|PRS licence fee (price on application)|
|Hire of multi-media projector||£30|
|Hire of SmartBoard (Harrogate)|
|Small interview rooms (maximum capacity 3)||£10||£5|
|Hire of computers for training/group sessions (external)||£5 per PC per session|
|Hire of computers for training/group sessions (internal or community groups)|
£3 per PC per session during opening hours
£10 single fee when library closed
More information on rates and charges
- Concession rate 1 is granted to non-profit making organisations;
- Concession rate 2 is restricted to Scarborough based non-profit making organisations with less than 100 members;
- When hiring a grand piano at Scarborough, an additional charge will be made for tuning, if required;
- When hiring the Scarborough concert room, there is an hourly surcharge for booking the room outside of normal working hours.
Room booking deposits
At the discretion of the local staff, a 20 per cent deposit will be required when bookings are taken. In the event of a booking being cancelled by the organiser, this deposit is non-refundable.
Surcharges for bookings outside normal working hours will be levied for all venues at £12.50 per hour.
Conference, hall and meeting room hire - frequently asked questions