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Central Library @ Joan Λ Irwin Jacobs Common - Special Event Space Rentals

Helen Price Reading Room


Location: 8th Floor
Square Footage: 2,000
Capacity: 312
Description:"The People's Penthouse", an airy three-story (204 ft high) inspiring glass room with panoramic views for relaxed, quiet reading and study. It includes large reading tables and chairs and artistic repurposed furniture by internationally renowned artist Roy McMakin. The 16’ diameter chandelier is a reflector and it is made from "3form Varia Ecoresin" with copper cloth sandwiched between the resin panels.

Room Layouts

Rates

Daily - 8 hr
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Commercial
Daily - 8 hr
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Not for Profit
4 hr
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Commercial
4 hr
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Not for Profit
1 hr
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Commercial
1 hr
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Not for Profit
$4,000 $3,000 $2,000 $1,500 $500 $375

Pricing Note:

  • A minimum rental rate of 4 hours will be charged for this rental space. Each additional hour, including load in and load out time, will be charged the hourly rate.
  • Daily (8 hour) rental rates are used as a point of comparison only. Event space may not be available for all day rental.
  • Additional ancillary fees based on the Library's current fee structure may be charged depending on the event to recover after hours expenses or costs for additional staffing, security, audio visual needs or cleaning.
  • The Library does not have a catering list. Renters can choose their own caterers and are responsible for related catering costs.

Contact Us

For more infomration about Special Event Space, visit: www.sandiegolibrary.org/specialevents or
Contact us at: centralevents@sandiego.gov.

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