Cathedral Square Precinct

Event spaces

The award-winning City of Perth Library is located in the vibrant Cathedral Square precinct in the heart of the City. The Library boasts beautiful views of the City and Swan River and the interiors are warm and inviting. Clever design provides interesting light and shadow effects throughout the building. The Library building employs universal design principles, making it accessible for people with diverse abilities. There are ample public transport and parking options nearby.

 

  • Auditorium

    The Auditorium is a flexible space suitable for functions of up to 90 people. The adjacent breakout area overlooks a vertical green wall. The reflection pool water feature at the base of this wall brings natural light to this level. A small finishing kitchen, next to the lifts, is available should catering be required. This level also has universal access toilet facilities.

    Auditorium details and rates
    Capacity 90 (seated)
    Equipment Screen, projector, lectern with microphone.
    Availability During and after Library opening hours. Security is required for all after hours hire. Security must be arranged and approved by the City of Perth Library.
    Standard rates Half day: $300
    Full day: $500
    After hours: $500
    Non-profit rates 20% discount off standard rate
    (Proof of Not for Profit status required to be eligible)
    Deposit $200

    The Auditorium at the City of Perth Library

  • Terrace

    The Terrace is an appealing space that showcases Perth City and the Swan River. It is an ideal setting for a corporate sundowner, dinner party or wedding. An internal space adjoins the Terrace. A finishing kitchen, next to the lifts, is available should catering be required. Universal access toilet facilities are also on this level.

    Terrace details and rates
    Capacity 150 (standing)
    Equipment Lectern, microphone, AV equipment (inside only).
    Availability After Library opening hours only. Security is required for all after hours hire. Security must be arranged and approved by the City of Perth Library.
    Standard rates After hours: $990
    Non-profit rates 20% discount off standard rate
    (Proof of Not for Profit status required to be eligible)
    Deposit $300

    The Terrace at the City of Perth Library

  • Atrium

    The Atrium is an intimate space that suits small dinners and exclusive events. The centrepiece of this indoor space is the Tree of Knowledge, which together with the dazzling lights of the City, make it a unique and memorable venue. There are universal access toilet facilities and baby change tables on this level. There is no finishing kitchen on this level.

    Atrium details and rates
    Capacity 80 (standing)
    Equipment N/A
    Availability After Library opening hours only. Security is required for all after hours hire. Security must be arranged and approved by the City of Perth Library.
    Standard rates After hours: $990
    Non-profit rates 20% discount off standard rate
    (Proof of Not for Profit status required to be eligible)
    Deposit $300

    The Auditorium at the City of Perth Library

More information

Rates and availability

  • All prices include GST and are subject to change
  • Eligibility for the non-profit rate is determined when the booking is made, at the City of Perth Library’s discretion.

Meeting rooms

The Library has a variety of modern and private meeting rooms for 4 to 12 people, which can be booked by the hour at competitive rates.

Booking enquiries

Please provide the following information:

  • The space you would like to book.
  • The dates and times you would like to book the space for.
  • The number of people you would like to attend your event.
  • Whether your booking will be for an organisation or an individual.
  • Your phone number and email address

Submit your booking enquiry to: library.events@cityofperth.wa.gov.au.