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.
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.
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
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.
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.