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Planning a special event? The library is the perfect place to celebrate!

Kitchener Public Library offers three unique venue options conveniently located in Downtown Kitchener. Gather with friends and family to celebrate life's most precious moments and create memories to last a lifetime.

Reading Lounge

Our beautiful 4,100 sq.ft Reading Lounge with 20 ft windows is ideal for celebrations of all kinds.

With the ability to seat up to 200* guests in a banquet style, this space is perfect for all types of occasions.

➔ Corporate parties

➔ Anniversary parties

➔ Retirement celebrations

➔ Aqiqa celebrations

➔ Landmark birthdays

➔ Walimas

➔ Bar mitzvahs

➔ Vow renewals

➔ Quinceaneras

➔ Engagement parties

➔ Baptisms or first communions

➔ Name change / renaming ceremonies

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Theatre + Theatre Lounge

The possibilities are endless in our 200-seat Theatre and accompanying Theatre Lounge. Equipped with a built-in stage, projector, microphone and podium, this space is perfect for any special occasion.

➔ Industry awards nights

➔ Surprise proposals

➔ Musical gala evenings

➔ Celebration of life or memorial events

➔ Movie nights



Host your next event in our picturesque courtyard, where our beautiful stone wall makes for a natural photo backdrop. This space can accommodate up to 50 guests* and is available from Spring to Fall.

➔ Baby showers

➔ Engagement announcements

➔ Bridal showers

➔ Popup proposals

➔ High teas

➔Cocktail receptions

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*Capacity subject to change based on current by-laws and public health recommendations.

Connect with us

Want pricing information? Connect with our Venues Team and work with our experienced event planners to reserve your date and bring your event to life.


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