The Library's reading rooms are open. Before you visit, please read Visiting the Library.
The Friends room is located on the ground floor of the historic Mitchell building, and is the original Mitchell Reading Room which opened to the public in 1910. The room features enamelled steel and leadlight bookcases lining the walls and lounge seating included in the room, making it an ideal space for cocktail parties or dinner events.
The Friends Room is available on weekends and after 6 pm Monday to Friday.
|cocktail 150||tables (trestle or dining)|
|theatre 120||lounge chairs|
|dinner round 70||conference chairs|
|cabaret 56||sound system|
|long dining 54|