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Room Rentals

ANNOUNCEMENT! We'd be closing on Friday 24th Feb. 2022 due to the snowstorm.

PLEASE NOTE: We are not booking any Room Rentals until November. Please circle back then and thank you for your patience.

Requests for room rentals or exam invigilation / proctoring should be directed to Rachel Brown, CEO at

General questions may also be directed to the Information Desk at or by phone 613-258-4711.

Tallman Room

The Tallman Room is a large program room at the north end of the library which is well-suited for larger meetings, workshops, presentations and community gatherings and events as appropriate*. The room capacity is 28 for table + chairs (with some flexibility), 45 for chairs only, and 60 for standing only (without tables and chairs). An adjoining kitchenette and small vestibule are available for use. A screen and projector are available upon request.

*Please note that we are not able to host children’s birthday parties due to the resources required.

Quiet Study Room

The Quiet Study Room fits four to six people and is intended to be available on a walk-in basis. Generally, it is not for the exclusive use of individuals; however, it may be booked for attending online classes or meetings on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us if you have a special need to book the room for a block of time.

Carnegie Room

The Carnegie Room is a small office at the front of the Library that can be used for small meetings, tutoring and exam invigilation (proctoring), when available. Availability is limited.

Room Rental Application
Best to contact us or check the calendar on our homepage for availability before filling out the application.

Quiet Study Room is available for walk-ins and special bookings.

Exam invigilation / proctoring is available upon request.


Monday:        10am – 7pm
Tuesday:        10am – 7pm
Wednesday:   Closed
Thursday:      10am – 7pm
Friday:            10am – 5pm
Saturday:       10am – 2pm
Sunday:          Closed*


Saturday:      10am – 2pm

*Please note: Sunday hours have ended at our Kemptville branch for the summer. We will revisit having seasonal Sunday hours in the fall.

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