Meeting rooms

- Northcote meeting room - Preston meeting room

Northcote Meeting Room                            Preston Meeting Room

Enquiries and Bookings

You can enquire about meeting room availability by completing the online Meeting Room Enquiry Form, by calling Ms Liliana Black on 8470 8236 during business hours, in person at the library or via email to  N.B.  Fees apply, please see the pricing schedule below.

To make a booking, you can:

- Complete the online booking form or 

Download a printable copy of the form  and return it by fax to 92614859, in person at the library or by post to Ms Liliana Black at Preston Library, P.O. Box 257, Preston, 3072.

The conditions of use are included in the Meeting Room Policy and Guidelines.

Please note due to renovations Preston meeting room will be unavailable for use:

Thursday 26 March - Tuesday 7 April.

We apologise for any inconvenience and look forward to the improvements.


Booking period

Not-for-profit Organisations
Council Business Units

($ incl. GST)

Commercial Organisations
($ incl. GST)

              Per hour - weekday              
(up to 3 hours) 

17.50 36.00
3 hours - weekday  41 83
6 hours - weekday  82 131

 Per hour - weekend
(up to 3 hours)

28.50 54
3 hours - weekend  70 120
7 hours - weekend  115 142















N.B. An organisation is a not-for-profit organisation if it is not operating for the profit or gain of its individual members.
All other organisations are considered commercial organisations.

Meeting Room Hours

Meeting Room facilities are available at Northcote and Preston libraries at the following times:

      Monday - Friday             Saturday        


    Public holidays     
   Northcote      9am to 10pm  9am to 10pm  9am to 10pm  Available 

 10am to 8pm  

 10am to 4pm

1pm to 5pm 

Not available 



Facilities Available


(with some crockery) 

 Lectern   Public toilets   After hours access     Wheelchair access  


Yes  Yes   Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes


Yes   Yes  Yes   Yes  No  Yes





Audio Visual Set-Up

An audio visual package is available for groups and organisations that hire the Preston or Northcote meeting rooms.  It includes a data projector which allows full access by laptops and DVD players. The data projector has full sound and a 240 cm screen for viewing.

We can also, upon request, supply cables (see below) to ensure groups and organisations have the ability to access the data projector.

If you would like to use the audio visual cables please tick the appropriate box on the meeting room booking form. 

Laptops, DVD players and any other audio visual equipment must be supplied by the party booking the meeting room.

Cable Supplies

VGA cable (connecting PC)
N.B. if you have an Apple computer you will need to supply your own VGA adapter

Audio Cable (connecting PC audio)

RCA cable (connecting DVD)

HDMI cable (connecting PC or DVD) Northcote only.