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Rental Facilities

COVID-19 Update
Rental spaces are not currently available. Limited computer, browsing and account services, curbside service and online programs now available.

Carlsbad City Library has two public rental spaces. Booking online is quick and easy. For rental questions, call 760-602-2055. Interested parties are encouraged to:

Need catering for your event? Chapters, the new cafe at Carlsbad City Library, is now open. Contact cafe owner/operator Lisa Martel at 760-331-9057.

Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium

The Ruby G. Schulman Auditorium is a multiple-use facility designed for a wide range of programs and presentations. Although not designed as a performing arts theater, the space is also used for small-scale performances such as play readings, concerts and author lectures. The auditorium has a high-quality sound system and a variety of technologies to support presentations.

Gowland Meeting Room

The George and Patricia Gowland Meeting Room offers a flexible layout to accommodate different room configurations such as a classroom setting or panel discussion. A portable lectern, equipped to handle laptop plug-in, sound system with mounted microphone and DVD/VCR player are available for presentations.

The room features a ceiling-mounted projector that displays video and data images on a front-projection screen. Voice amplification is provided via a lectern gooseneck microphone and a portable table microphone and is distributed through ceiling speakers.

Reserve a Study Room

You can now reserve study rooms at all libraries online or call 760-602-2038.