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Room Hire at Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre and Margaret Martin Library

If you're looking for a venue for your next event, Randwick City Library has a number of rooms for hire at the Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre, Maroubra and the Margaret Martin Library, Randwick. Rooms range in capacity from 20–120 persons in a theatre arrangement.

Conditions of Hire

  • Hire is subject to availability. Phone the Library on (02) 9093 6400 or contact us via email.
  • A 10% cancellation fee applies per booking. Cancellation fees of ‘full cost of hire’ apply for cancellations within 7 days prior to the booked date.
  • Rooms are only available for hire on weekdays within Library hours.
  • Set up and pack up times must be included in your hire time.
  • Council events take priority.
  • Read the full Terms & Conditions including the booking process.

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Room Hire at Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre, Maroubra

First floor foyer

The foyer at the Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre, Maroubra can be hired for art displays and has lift access from the ground floor.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: per day

$43.18$4.32$47.50

Per week

$155.45$15.55$171.00

Non profit/community use: per day

$21.36$2.14$23.50

Per week

$63.18$6.32$69.50

Vonnie Young Auditorium

The auditorium is on the 1st floor of the Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre, Maroubra and has lift access from the ground floor. There is also a wheelchair accessible toilet. It has capacity for 50 persons in a theatre arrangement.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: for first hour or part thereof

$93.18$9.32$102.50

For each hour thereafter

$43.18$4.32$47.50

Non profit/community use: For first hour or part thereof

$38.68$3.87$42.55

For each hour thereafter

$18.64$1.86$20.50

HACC Facility

The HACC (Home and Community Care Group) Facility is located on level 3 of the Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre, Maroubra.

The facility consists of a large open room (Room 1), and a smaller open room (Room 4). The smaller open room (Room 4) can be further partitioned into two smaller rooms (Room 2 and Room 3).

The facility can be hired out exclusively and all partitions between rooms removed to allow for a maximum capacity of 120 persons in a theatre arrangement; the cost for this is the sum of hire charges for Room 1 and Room 4.

Randwick City Library offers special rates to HACC groups who currently hold a federal or state HACC grant.

HACC Facility – Meeting room 1

Meeting room 1 is on level 3 of Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre, seats 75 people (maximum), and has lift access from the ground floor. Hire includes chairs and tables, a white board and easy access to the level 3 kitchen.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: for first hour or part thereof

$93.18$9.32$102.50

For each hour thereafter

$43.18$4.32$47.50

Non profit/community use: for first hour or part thereof

$38.68$3.67$42.55

For each hour thereafter

$18.64$1.66$20.50

HACC Organisations / Groups: per hour

$3.18$0.32$3.50
HACC Facility – Meeting room 2

It is the middle room when the HACC Facility meeting room is partitioned. It seats a maximum of 12 people and includes chairs, tables, a white board and easy access to the kitchen.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: For first hour or part thereof

$38.68$3.87$42.55

For each hour thereafter

$18.64$1.86$20.50

Non profit/community use: For first hour or part thereof

$13.64$1.36$15.00

For each hour thereafter

$6.32$0.63$6.95

HACC Organisations / Groups: per hour

$3.18$0.32$3.50
HACC Facility – Meeting room 3

It is the right-hand room when the HACC Facility meeting room is partitioned. It seats a maximum of 12 people and includes chairs, tables, a white board and easy access to the kitchen.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: For first hour or part thereof

$38.68$3.67$42.55

For each hour thereafter

$18.64$1.66$20.50

Non profit/community use: For first hour or part thereof

$13.64$1.36$15.00

For each hour thereafter

$5.91$0.59$6.50

HACC Organisations / Groups: per hour

$3.18$0.32$3.50
HACC Facility – Meeting room 4

This is the combination of Rooms 2 and Rooms 3. It seats a maximum of 50 people and includes chairs, tables, a white board and easy access to the kitchen.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: For first hour or part thereof

$63.18$6.32$69.50

For each hour thereafter

$31.36$3.14$34.50

Non profit/community use: For first hour or part thereof

$25.45$2.55$28.00

For each hour thereafter

$13.64$1.36$15.00

HACC Organisations / Groups: per hour

$5.91$0.59$6.50
HACC Facility – Computer Room

The computer room can be booked for small training sessions and online activities. There are 10 computers available for use.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: For first hour or part thereof

$63.18$6.32$69.50

For each hour thereafter

$31.36$3.14$34.50

Non profit/community use: For first hour or part thereof

$25.45$2.55$28.00

For each hour thereafter

$13.64$1.36$15.00

HACC Organisations / Groups: per hour

$5.91$0.59$6.50

Room Hire at Margaret Martin Library, Randwick

The Margaret Martin Library, Randwick (formerly the Randwick Branch Library) has two rooms available for hire. The rooms may be hired together (pending availability) to allow for a maximum capacity of 60 persons in a theatre arrangement.

Margaret Martin Library Meeting Room 1

The Margaret Martin Library Meeting Room 1 is 41.9m² and has capacity for 30 persons in a theatre arrangement.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: per hour (Monday - Friday)

$63.18$6.32$69.50

Non commercial use: per hour (Monday - Friday)

$31.36$3.14$34.50

Commercial use: per hour (Saturday, Sunday & Public hol.)

$80.45$8.05$88.50

Non Commercial use: per hour (Saturday, Sunday & Public hol.)

$43.18$4.32$47.50

Margaret Martin Library Meeting Room 2

The Margaret Martin Library Meeting Room 2 is 46.6m² and has capacity for 30 persons in a theatre arrangement.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial use: per hour (Monday - Friday)

$63.18$6.32$69.50

Non commercial use: per hour (Monday - Friday)

$31.36$3.14$34.50

Commercial use: per hour (Saturday, Sunday & Public hol.)

$80.45$8.05$88.50

Non Commercial use: per hour (Saturday, Sunday & Public hol.)

$43.18$4.32$47.50
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