Book a Meeting Room

Meeting Rooms

The Broome County Library has several meeting rooms available for public use.  The fee to reserve any of the meeting rooms is $30 per hour plus an additional mandatory fee of $15 for one half hour before the session and $15 for one half hour after the session.  The minimum charge for reserving a meeting room is $60.  Write checks payable to Broome County Public Library.

To reserve any of the meeting rooms, print the meeting room policy and reservation form and email it to the Library (  To reserve a room immediately, please call the Library at 607-778-6400 (press 5 for meeting room reservations).

For more information on using the exhibit room, colonnade or the display cases, read and sign the exhibit policy and fax to the above number.

The Decker Room seats up to 80 and is equipped for multi-media presentations. The Decker Room is equipped with a hearing loop.


The Exhibit Room is available for meetings (groups up to 49) and is also used for displays by local artists and organizations.


The Ahearn Meeting Room can be used for groups up to 12 and has a whiteboard.

view of Ahearn Room


The Library Garden. BCPL is proud to offer a beautiful library garden outside the building. The garden is located inside the gates at right of the main entrance to the BCPL building.       

  • 2 hours - $50.00
  • 4 hours - $100.00
  • Entire day - $150.00

To reserve the Library Garden, print the Reading Garden policy and reservation form and fax it to the library at 607-778-6429 or call to reserve it immediately at 607-778-6400.