Meeting rooms

- Northcote Library Meeting Room        - Northcote Library Meeting Room

Northcote Meeting Room - lecture             Northcote Meeting Room - with tables

- Preston Library Meeting Room        - Preston Library Meeting Room

Preston Meeting Room - lecture                Preston Meeting Room - with tables

- Meeting Room at Preston

Preston Meeting Room - lecture

Enquiries and Bookings

You can enquire about meeting room availability by completing the online Meeting Room Enquiry Form, by calling 1300 655 355 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 Preston Library, P.O. Box 257, Preston, 3072.

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


Booking period*

Not-for-profit Organisations
Council Business Units

($ incl. GST)

Commercial Organisations
($ incl. GST)

              Per hour - weekday              
(up to 3 hours) 

19 40
3 hours - weekday  44 89
6 hours - weekday  88 142

 Per hour - weekend
(up to 3 hours)

30 62
3 hours - weekend  76 134
7 hours - weekend  128 155















 * Bookings are charged in full hour increments. Charges will be rounded up to the next full hour.

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  Not available

     9am to 10pm      

9am to 10pm

9am to 10pm

Not available 



Facilities Available



 Lectern   Public toilets   After hours access     Wheelchair access  


Yes  Yes   Yes  Yes  Yes  Yes


Yes   Yes  Yes   Yes  Yes  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)

HDMI cable (connecting PC or DVD)

Kitchen facilities

The kitchen at Northcote and Preston have a small fridge for you to use and ZIP tap with boiling water and a sink.

Please bring your own disposable cups, cutlery, coffee/tea, sugar and milk.