Our Venues Dixson Room A versatile room with large windows over-looking the Domain. Shakespeare Room An impressive and intimate room ideal for small dinners or meetings. Friends Room The perfect venue for evening cocktail events, and the original Mitchell Library Reading Room. Gallery Room A spacious heritage-listed room ieal for conferences, luncheons, dinners, weddings and cocktail parties. Metcalfe Auditorium A fully equipped Auditorium for presentations, scholarly events, author talks and more. Macquarie Room A spacious and light-filled room with a glass wall and block out blinds. Galleries and Public Spaces The Library’s exhibition galleries and public spaces are available for hire outside of Library opening hours. Paintings Galleries Paintings from the collection are located on Level 1 of the Mitchell building.