Meeting rooms and bookable spaces in libraries

Are you looking for a meeting room or space for an event? Here are the details of rooms and bookable spaces in libraries, and contact details.
View the fees and charges for meeting rooms

Audience
Sydenham Room, South Learning Centre

Akaroa Library

No public meeting room / space in the library.

Gaiety Hall - Christchurch City Council managed

  • Contact 941-8999
  • Available for meetings or events

Aranui Library

Whānau Room - Library managed

  • Contact 941-7923
  • Available during library and after hours
  • Seats 32
  • Display, data show
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Room able to be configured to suit. Space can be subdivided

Meeting room - Library managed

  • Contact 941-7923
  • Available during and after library hours
  • Seats 4
  • Whiteboard
  • Can be used as a breakout space for the Whānau Room or can be booked separately

Fendalton Library

Community bookable space - Library managed

  • Contact 941-7923
  • Available during library opening hours
  • Seats 30 (private bookings require a minimum of 10 people)
  • 3 tables
  • No outside windows so probably not appropriate for physical activities like yoga
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Fee to be confirmed when booking

Boardroom - Service Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5302
  • Available Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
  • Seats 40
  • Datashow, whiteboard, OHP
  • Kitchen facilities (self-service)
  • Fee to be confirmed when booking

Meeting room 1 - Service Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5302
  • Seats 30

Meeting room 2 - Service Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5302
  • Seats 10

Hornby Library

Meeting rooms are in the Community Care part of the Hornby complex and are managed by the Hornby Community Trust. 

Meeting room 5 - Hornby Community Trust managed

  • Contact 349-9793
  • Seats 35
  • Available during library and after hours
  • Wifi
  • Whiteboard
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Fee to be confirmed when booking

Meeting room 4 - Hornby Community Trust managed

  • Contact 349-9793
  • Seats 10 to 12
  • Available during library and after hours
  • Wifi
  • Whiteboard
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Fee to be confirmed when booking

Meeting room 2 - Hornby Community Trust managed

  • Contact 349-9793
  • Seats 6 to 8
  • Available during library and after hours
  • Wifi
  • Whiteboard
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Fee to be confirmed when booking

Lyttelton Library

Lyttelton Community Meeting Room (Green Meeting Room) - Library managed

  • Contact 941-7923
  • Accessible only during library opening hours
  • Seats 6 to 8
  • 1 table, 8 chairs
  • Power point in floor box, Bright Sign can be linked by HDMI cable to own laptop

Lyttelton Glass Meeting Room (by the front door) 

  • Contact 941-7923
  • Available during library opening hours
  • Seats 6 to 8
  • 2 tables, 8 chairs
  • Power point in floor box, Bright Sign can be linked by HDMI cable to own laptop

Matuku Takotako: Sumner Centre

Christchurch City Council managed

New Brighton Library

PAD (Play and Display Room) - Library managed

  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available during library hours
  • Seats 15
  • Carpeted room, located within the library, sectioned off via floor to ceiling curtain.  Not suitable for parties, or discussions of private matters. 
  • Kitchenette facilities
  • Disabled access
  • No alcohol allowed

Computer Room - Library managed

  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available during library hours
  • Seats 8

Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Community Centre

Christchurch City Council managed

Papanui Library

Boardroom - Service Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5403
  • Available for bookings Monday to Friday 6pm to 9pm, and Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm
  • Seats 40
  • Data projector and drop-down screen
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Wifi
  • Fee to be confirmed when booking
  • Priority given to Community Board meetings

South Library

Sydenham Room - South Learning Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available for bookings Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm
  • Seats 50
  • Wifi
  • Large smart screen that connects to a laptop, mobile device (mobile devices, please note. You will need to provide your own adaptor), whiteboard
  • Kitchenette facilities

Computer Lab - South Learning Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available for bookings Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm
  • Seats 32
  • Networked computer suite of 31 computers, an inbuilt data projector

Boardroom - Service Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5100
  • Seats 35
  • Wifi
  • Whiteboard
  • Kitchen facilities

Meeting Room 1 - Service Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5100
  • Seats 12

Meeting Room 2 - Service Centre managed

  • Contact 941-5100
  • Seats 12

Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre

Maker Space - Library managed

  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available during library hours
  • Seats 15
  • Wifi
  • Whiteboard
  • Tables, chairs
  • iMacs

Computer Lab - Library managed

  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available during library hours
  • Networked computer suite of 31 computers
  • Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre - Other bookable spaces - Christchurch City Council managed
    Contact 941-8999
  • Two large spaces catering for up to 450 people (300 in one space and 150 in the other), a medium-sized room for up to 30 people, and four smaller meeting rooms.
    Contact 941-8999

Tūranga

Tūranga is a five level modern library at 60 Cathedral Square in central Christchurch. It includes varied bookable spaces for a range of activities with a mixture of small meeting rooms and venues suitable for larger groups. Meeting spaces are available for a variety of social, education and recreational activities.

Tūranga includes a community arena catering for up to 250 people (with kitchenette), a medium-sized space for up to 40 people, four small meeting rooms and an AV studio. These spaces are bookable and available to the public and community groups.

Upper Riccarton Library

Community Meeting Room (adjacent to main entrance - can be accessed after hours) - Library managed

  • Contact 941-7923 
  • Available Monday - Friday 8am to 9pm.  Saturday and Sunday 8am to 6pm
  • Max capacity 35-40, seating for 20-25 people available
  • Wifi
  • Datashow projector installed, whiteboard, tables and chairs available
  • No kitchen facilities
  • Toilets

Learning Centre rooms - Library managed

  • Learning Centre 1 (Computer Lab) 
  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available Monday - Friday 4pm to 9pm Term time, 9am to 9pm School Holidays.  Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm
  • Seats 31
  • 31 Network computers 
  • Inbuilt data projector and printer/scanner/photocopier
  • Toilets are not available after hours
  • Learning Centre 2 
  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available 4pm to 9pm Term time, 9am to 9pm School Holidays. Saturday and Sunday 10am-4pm
  • Seats 30
  • Tables, chairs
  • Whiteboard
  • Data projector
  • Toilets are not available after hours
  • Can be booked together with Learning Centre 3 to make one large room (partitioned)
  • Learning Centre 3 
  • Contact 941-5140
  • Available 4pm to 9pm Term time, 9am to 9pm School Holidays
  • Seats 30
  • Tables, chairs
  • Whiteboard
  • Data projector
  • Toilets
  • Can be booked together with Learning Centre 2 to make one large room (partitioned)

Meeting rooms and bookable spaces in other CCC facilities

For bookings call 941-8999. More information

Other options for meeting rooms and bookable spaces

Search for Halls, meeting rooms, etc. in CINCH. You can narrow your search by location.

Christchurch Community House, 301 Tuam Street (old Christchurch Star building), telephone 365-3139 or email reception@cch.org.nz

The Loft, Level 1 Eastgate Shopping Centre, corner Buckleys Road and Linwood Avenue, telephone 0800 TO LOFT (0800 865 638) or email officemanager@theloftchristchurch.org.nz

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