State Library of NSW

Macquarie Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000

Standing
300
Seated
190

About State Library of NSW

The State Library of NSW in Sydney’s CBD offers both an historical and modern versatile Sydney conference and function venue. With its flexible event spaces and rooftop garden this venue can be uterlised for wedding receptions up to 190 guests seated, conferences or business meetings. 

Located in the heart of Sydney looking over the spectacular Botanic Gardens this beautiful heritage listed venue and historic location is ideal for a wide variety of events with flexible event spaces, excellent catering and great food.

The neo-classic splendour of the Mitchell Wing boasts stunning Galleries, perfect for large product launches or cocktail receptions. The sandstone Dixson Room, featuring views across the Domain, can be utilised for conferences, wedding receptions, cocktails or banquets. Rich in ambience, the Shakespeare Room is ideal for intimate dinners and receptions.

The contemporary Macquarie Street Wing houses an auditorium with a fully equipped projection room, ensuring the success of presentations, conferences and lectures. For smaller events, the Seminar Rooms are ideal, the roof top garden providing delegates with a unique break-out area. Spacious, bright and recently refurbished the Glasshouse Cafe can host breakfasts, dinners and receptions.

Venue Capacity

Room Board Room U-Shape Classroom Theatre Cabaret Banquet Cocktail
Coles Room242250253050
Dixson Room403515048100180
Galleries140190300
Glasshouse Cafe80150
Jean Garling Room2450404060
McDonald's Room3025603040100
Metcalfe Auditorium140
Shakespeare141420
Sumitomo Room1512151525
Target/Grace Bros Room1210151220
Room Board Room U-Shape Theatre Cabaret Banquet Cocktail
Coles Room242250253050
Dixson Room403515048100180
Galleries140190300
Glasshouse Cafe80150
Jean Garling Room2450404060
McDonald's Room3025603040100
Metcalfe Auditorium140
Shakespeare141420
Sumitomo Room1512151525
Target/Grace Bros Room1210151220

Venue Features

  • Catering
  • Parking on-site
  • Accommodation on site
  • AV system
  • Disabled access

Function Rooms — State Library of NSW

  • Coles Room

    Board Room 24 people
    U-Shape 22 people
    Theatre 50 people
    Cabaret 25 people
    Banquet 30 people
    Cocktail 50 people
  • Dixson Room

    Board Room 40 people
    U-Shape 35 people
    Theatre 150 people
    Cabaret 48 people
    Banquet 100 people
    Cocktail 180 people
  • Galleries

    Theatre 140 people
    Banquet 190 people
    Cocktail 300 people
  • Glasshouse Cafe

    Banquet 80 people
    Cocktail 150 people
  • Jean Garling Room

    Board Room 24 people
    Theatre 50 people
    Cabaret 40 people
    Banquet 40 people
    Cocktail 60 people
  • McDonald’s Room

    Board Room 30 people
    U-Shape 25 people
    Theatre 60 people
    Cabaret 30 people
    Banquet 40 people
    Cocktail 100 people
  • Metcalfe Auditorium

    Theatre 140 people
  • Shakespeare

    Board Room 14 people
    Banquet 14 people
    Cocktail 20 people
  • Sumitomo Room

    Board Room 15 people
    U-Shape 12 people
    Theatre 15 people
    Banquet 15 people
    Cocktail 25 people
  • Target/Grace Bros Room

    Board Room 12 people
    U-Shape 10 people
    Theatre 15 people
    Banquet 12 people
    Cocktail 20 people
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