Special Event Space Rental Rates

Rental rates - Standard groups | Rental rates - Nonprofit groups
Inclusions | Usage time | Additional costs
Deposits & payments | Availability & booking

Rental rates - Standard groups

Businesses, consultants, associations, individuals, social, and/or membership groups

Location Room Full Day
Basic*
Full Day
Special**
Half Day
Basic*
Half Day
Special**
Central Library Kirk Hall $2,500 $5,000 $1,250 $3,500
Central Library Helzberg Auditorium $2,000 $5,000 $1,000 $2,500
Central Library Helzberg Auditorium & Rooftop Terrace (Combo) $2,500 $5,500 $1,500 $3,000
Central Library Rooftop Terrace N/A $2,000 N/A $1,000
Central Library Vault Level Meeting Room $750 $2,000 $500 $1,000
Central Library Durwood Film Vault $500 $1000 $250 $500
Plaza Branch Truman Forum Auditorium $2,000 $3,000 $1,000 $1,500
Plaza Branch Truman Forum Auditorium & Cohen Center (Combo) $2,500 $3,500 $1,500 $2,000
Plaza Branch Cohen Center $1,000 $3,000 $500 $1,500
Plaza Branch Turner Meeting Room $500 $1,000 $250 $500

Rental rates - Nonprofit groups

Government, educational, nonprofit, and/or community-based groups

Location Room Full Day
Basic*
Full Day
Special**
Half Day
Basic*
Half Day
Special**
Central Library Kirk Hall $2,000 $3,500 $1,000 $2,500
Central Library Helzberg Auditorium $1,500 $3,000 $750 $1,500
Central Library Helzberg Auditorium & Rooftop Terrace (Combo) $2,000 $3,500 $1,250 $2,000
Central Library Rooftop Terrace N/A $1,500 N/A $750
Central Library Vault Level Meeting Room $500 $1,000 $250 $500
Central Library Durwood Film Vault $250 $750 $125 $325
Plaza Branch Truman Forum Auditorium $2,000 $3,000 $1,000 $1,500
Plaza Branch Truman Forum Auditorium & Cohen Center (Combo) $2,500 $3,500 $1,500 $2,000
Plaza Branch Cohen Center $750 $1,500 $375 $750
Plaza Branch Turner Meeting Room $350 $500 $175 $250

* Basic Events include business meetings, seminars, conferences, breakfasts/lunches, and small-scale receptions/dinners taking place during regular hours.

** Special Events include media events, press conferences, film shoots, large-scale receptions/dinners, and weddings taking place after normal hours and/or on weekends. Additional charges may apply.

Inclusions

Rates include use of Library equipment (tables, chairs, trashcans, room lighting, climate control, etc.) the event space setup to your specific requirements and Library personnel onsite during your event.

Usage time

Rates are based on Full Day Usage where the total event time (including setup & teardown) exceeds no more than (8) hours. Half Day Usage (4 hours or less) apply at 50% of rental rate. See our page on additional costs for more information on using the Library before or after normal hours.

Additional costs

Additional costs can include audio visual, parking, catering, and security. Learn more about additional costs for special events.

Deposits & payments

Full prepayments are requested for charges less than $250. A deposit of 50% is required to secure all other reservations. Thirty days prior to the date the remaining balance is required. A final bill reflecting any differences would be paid thirty days after the event.

Availability & booking

Contact Todd Boyer at 816.701.3519 or toddboyer@kclibrary.org for more information.