Meeting Rooms

​​​​At the Central Library

The M.E.O. Central Library has an auditorium that seats 247 and two meeting rooms with 75 seats each.  To reserve one of these spaces, please contact the Central Library at (757) 385-0110 or  These facilities are available by reservation during these business hours: 
Type Day ​Hours ​Fee
​Auditorium ​Monday - Thursday ​8:30 a.m.-8:50 p.m. ​$25 hr
Room ​Monday - Thursday ​8:30 a.m.-8:50 p.m. ​$10 hr
​Auditorium/Room ​Friday ​8:30 a.m.-4:50 p.m. ​$25/$10
​Auditorium/Room ​Saturday ​9 a.m.-4:50 p.m. ​$25/$10
​Auditorium/Room ​Sunday (September- May) ​1 p.m.-4:50 p.m. ​$25/$10

In the Area Libraries

Meeting rooms are available by reservation during the following business hours:   Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 6:50 p.m., Friday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 4:50 p.m.
Library ​Type ​Seats Reservations Fee​
Bayside ​Room ​50 ​(757) 385-2689 ​$10 hr
Great Neck Room ​30 (757) 385-2601 ​$10 hr
Kempsville ​Room ​50 ​(757) 385-2627 ​$10 hr
Oceanfront ​Room ​30 ​(757) 385-2640 ​$10 hr
​Princess Anne ​Room ​30 ​(757) 385-2610 ​$10 hr
​Windsor Woods ​Room ​16 ​(757) 385-2618 ​$10 hr


These areas are used frequently. We recommend that meeting room space is viewed in person prior to making your reservation. Meeting area reservations may be made in person, by mail, e-mail, fax, or telephone. Completion of a Meeting Area Reservation Form is required to confirm any booking request.

Applications may be obtained at the information/circulation desk at the Bayside, Great Neck, Kempsville, Oceanfront, Princess Anne Area, or Windsor Woods Area Libraries and in the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library Administrative Office during regular library hours. Confirmation of a reservation will be returned by mail, e-mail or fax.

Reservations may be made at any time within a six month period if space is available, but groups are urged to book space as early as possible. Booking begins the first working day of the month during April for the period July through December and the first working day of the month during October for the period January through June.

Audiovisual Equipment

The equipment available for public use varies with each library facility. Presentation equipment must be requested prior to the program date, preferably at the time of booking. The Library assumes that most groups have a member available who is familiar with the operation of a multi-media projector, VCR, DVD, slide projector or overhead projector, etc. The group will be responsible for any damages other than normal wear and tear (bulbs).

The Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library auditorium projection room is operated solely by library staff and no alterations to equipment setups may be made without express permission from the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library Administration Office. Please contact the specific library location to discuss your audiovisual needs.
Additional questions?  Please read the library's Meeting Areas Policy.
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