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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 email library.bookings@randwick.nsw.gov.au.
  • A 10% booking cancellation fee applies. 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.
  • Commercial/Private rates: Commercial/Private is defined as a group, organisation or person that charges an entry fee or a participation charge, or the hiring of the venue is for a private function. Also relates to any booking that competes with local business.
  • Non-Commercial rates: Non-Commercial is defined as a group, non-profit or charity organisation or person that does not charge a cover charge. Parties claiming non-commercial rates must provide a Certificate of Endorsement as an Income Tax Exempt charitable entity from the Australian Tax Office or a copy of the entity's constitution including a not for profit clause.
  • Read the full Terms & Conditions including the booking process.

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Room Hire at Lionel Bowen Library and Community Centre, Maroubra

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/Private Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$96.36$9.64$106.00

Commercial/Private Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$44.55$4.45$49.00

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$39.91$3.99$43.90

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$19.09$1.91$21.00

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/Private Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$96.36$9.64$106.00

Commercial/Private Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$44.55$4.45$49.00

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$39.91$3.99$43.90

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$19.09$1.91$21.00

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – HACC Organisations/Groups Hire Charges

$9.09$0.91$10.00
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/Private Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$39.91$3.99$43.90

Commercial/Private Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$19.09$1.91$21.00

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$14.09$1.41$15.50

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$6.50$0.65$7.15

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – HACC Organisations/Groups Hire Charges

$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, a projector and easy access to the kitchen.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial/Private Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$39.91$3.99$43.90

Commercial/Private Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$19.09$1.91$21.00

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$14.09$1.41$15.50

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$5.91$0.59$6.50

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – HACC Organisations/Groups Hire Charges

$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, a projector and easy access to the kitchen.

Usage

Fees excl.
GST

GST

Total

Commercial/Private Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$65.00$6.50$71.50

Commercial/Private Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$32.27$3.23$35.50

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For the first hour or part thereof

$26.36$2.64$29.00

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – For each hour thereafter

$14.09$1.41$15.50

Non-Commercial Use Hire Charges – HACC Organisations/Groups Hire Charges

$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/Private use: per hour (Monday - Friday)

$65.00$6.50$71.50

Non-Commercial use: per hour (Monday - Friday)

$32.27$3.23$35.50

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

$83.18$8.32$91.50

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

$44.45$4.45$49.00

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/Private use: per hour (Monday - Friday)

$65.00$6.50$71.50

Non-Commercial use: per hour (Monday - Friday)

$32.27$3.23$35.50

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

$83.18$8.32$91.50

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

$44.55$4.45$49.00
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