Meeting Room Requests

New Canaan Library has a variety of beautiful, state-of-the-art meeting and event spaces available to request. Please refer to our Meeting Room Usage Policy for terms and rates.

Bartlett Auditorium

Jim and Dede Bartlett Auditorium

capacity: 200; 300 when combined with Community Room

The Jim and Dede Bartlett Auditorium is a light-filled performance and lecture hall for an audience of 300 people. Excellent acoustics, flexible seating, a room divider and a level floor allow several configurations for events and a variety of programs. Room includes a stage, large screen and a level floor. It is well equipped with AV equipment including: projectors, speakers, and microphones. The auditorium can be reserved with the Kend Kitchen for large catered functions.

Tate Conference Room

Craig B. Tate Conference Room

capacity: 35 seated at tables; 50 seated in chairs

The Craig B. Tate Conference Room is a light-filled space perfect for larger meetings!  It has a 96" monitor with AV hookups, optimized audio capabilities, sink, and access to the Bartlett outdoor terrace.

McLaughlin Meeting Room

McLaughlin Meeting Room

capacity: 15 seated at table

The McLaughlin Meeting Room is ideal for meetings of 9-15 people.  The light-filled space has Audiovisual technology for various meeting needs including a 65" monitor with built in camera for video conferencing.

Community Room

Community Room

capacity: 100 seated in chairs, 50 at tables

The Community Room is a large meeting room on the ground floor that includes a projector, screen and speakers. It can be configured in several ways for meetings, workshops, lectures, or an open floor.


Submit a Meeting Room Request

Sponsoring Group Type

Event/Meeting Information

Library Hours:​

Mon–Thu, 9am – 8pm

Fri - 9am – 5pm

Sat - 10am - 5pm

Sun - 12pm - 5pm

Please account for setup time in your request.
Please account for clean up time in your request.

Contact Information

Address of Contact Person

Setup Information

illustration of room setups
Select a Room Setup Option
Food is only allowed in Bartlett Auditorium, Community Room and Tate Conference Room. Will there be food at this event?

Audiovisual Equipment Needs

AV availability varies depending on the room. Let us know your AV needs.
Note: Please allow 2-3 business days for reply from Stacey Smith. Our ability to accommodate your request is based on room availability and adherence to our meeting room policies.