New York Public Library

Midtown, New York, NY

Steeped in timeless elegance and literary splendor, the iconic New York Public Library offers a collection of breathtaking, historic spaces to host an unforgettable wedding celebration. All provide storybook spaces for crafting your own event to celebrate your love story in a quintessential New York manner.

  • Iconic
  • Historic
  • Chic
  • Unique
  • Luxury

What We Offer

  • Iconic
  • Historic Building
  • Catering
  • Top Shelf Open Bar
  • Recommended Vendor List
  • Dance Floor
  • WiFi
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Historic Building

Hosting your event at the Library provides unique access to our most exquisite spaces, while helping sustain one of the world’s premier nonprofit institutions. All event fees support the Library’s indispensable collections, services, and programs.

Rooms & Spaces

Astor Hall

The epitome of grandeur with its soaring marble columns, striking sculptures, and elegant Renaissance style. An iconic setting from ceremony to reception to dancing.

Guest Capacity

750 standing, 250 seated

Celeste Bartos Forum

Another iconic space for every aspect of your event, with magnificent frescoes and ornate details at every turn.

Guest Capacity

500 standing, 425 seated

Edna Barnes Salomon Room

The encapsulation of timeless sophistication with rich wood paneling that create an intimate setting for your wedding end to end.

Guest Capacity

325 standing, 300 guests seated

McGraw Rotunda

Entertain your guests in the perfect mix of art deco grandeur - with beautiful marble columns, dome ceilings, and stunning paintings.

Guest Capacity

300 standing, 150 seated

Wachenheim Trustees Room

The smallest space at the library offers a stately yet warm setting with wood paneling and elegant chandeliers, perfect for an intimate wedding enriched by literary ambiance.

Guest Capacity

125 standing, 110 seated

The New York Public Library offers a magnificent setting for events in the heart of the city. With its iconic architecture, grand halls, and historic charm, it provides a unique and inspiring backdrop. Ideal for galas, corporate gatherings, and special celebrations, the library’s elegant spaces and timeless ambiance create unforgettable experiences for all guests.

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