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Library Meeting Facilities

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Group Study Rooms

  • Located on the 2nd floor near DVDs and Fiction
  • Seats 6 people
  • May be reserved one week in advance for up to 3 hours at a time
  • Available during all Library hours
  • Reserve by calling the Welcome Desk at 203-622-7920
  • No food or drink permitted

Individual Study Rooms

  • Located on the mezzanine above 1st floor non-fiction
  • Must reserve in person at the Welcome Desk by leaving photo identification
  • Available during all Library hours
  • No food or drink permitted

Meeting Room


Cole Auditorium

  • Located adjacent to the Baxter Courtyard
  • Seats 368 people, foyer can hold up to 50 for check-in or reception
  • Available weekdays: 8:30 a.m. — 9:30 p.m.; Saturdays: 5:30 p.m. — 9:30 p.m.; Sundays: 8:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. and 5:30 — 9:30 p.m.
  • Non-profit organizations: $400 for four-hour rental, $75 per hour for any portion of additional hours
  • All other organizations or individuals:
    • $700 for four-hour rental, $150 per hour for any portion of additional hours
    • A Certificate of Public Liability Insurance is required, naming the Library as additionally insured for the event specified herein
    • No food or drink is allowed inside the Auditorium
    • If more than 100 people are expected to attend during Library hours, the user is required to hire an off-duty police officer to monitor the parking lot
    • Microphones and lectern are included in the rental. If the user plans to show a film or PowerPoint, an Authorized Technician must be hired by the user. Please contact the Public Relations Office for a contact list.
    • Subject to Meeting Facilities policy requirements
    • To reserve (at least one month in advance), first check availability on our online calendar, then submit a completed agreement by fax (203) 625-6558, mail, or in person at the Welcome Desk. Your reservation will be confirmed by phone or email
    • Please click here for the Cole Auditorium User Agreement