Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library

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Meeting Rooms

Community group meeting spaces are available at several of our library branches when not in use for library programs. Please inquire for availabilities at our libraries in Antigonish 902 863-4276, New Glasgow 902-752-8233, River John 902-351-2599 and Westville 902-396-5022.

Antigonish Town and County Library (Meeting and Community Rooms)

Equipment and Facilities:

  • Stacking chairs: 150
  • Folding tables: 6 round; 17 rectangular; 4 height-adjustable, rectangular.
  • Hanging system for art (wall mounted in Bistro Area and 5 free - standing display systems)
  • Lectern
  • Flipchart
  • Laptops, projectors and screens
  • Coffee urns and kettles may be used to provide refreshments for meetings. Groups must supply their own coffee, tea, milk, sugar, etc.
  • Library staff will provide some basic technical support however when equipment is needed for a presentation or event, the group using the equipment should make priorarrangements to learn proper use.

Meeting Room:

  • Maximum Occupancy: 45 (lecture-style seating)
  • For meeting style seating, 12-15 people can be comfortable accommodated.
  • Whiteboard with smartboard capabilities, projector, plug-ins for computer and internet access.

Community Room:

  • Maximum Occupancy: 109 (lecture-style seating)
  • Projectors and screens, DVD/Blu-Ray player, sound equipment, and plug-ins for computer and internet access.

Community Kitchen:

  • Maximum Occupancy: 37 (lecture -style seating)
  • Fridge, stove, microwave, basic small kitchen appliances, basic cutlery and dishes, cups, glasses.
  • Projector and screen, plug-ins for computer and internet access.

Please read the Antigonish Town & County Meeting Room Usage Guidelines.

New Glasgow Public Library Community Room

Equipment and Facilities:

  • Room capacity: 60 persons.
  • stacking chairs - 60
  • folding tables - 4
  • lectern, flipcharts
  • WiFi connection, laptop, digital projector (or over-head projector) & screen
  • Limited kitchen facilities - fridge, coffee urn, sink
  • Accessible Washroom

Please read the New Glasgow Public Library Community Room & Display Case Usage Guidelines.

Westville Public Library Program, Meeting and Display Space

Equipment and Facilities:

  • Community meeting room - 230 square feet. Seating for 12 - 15 people. Folding tables.
  • Community office - 130 square feet. Seating for 4 people. Desk and table.
  • Community technology training area - 630 square feet. Seating for 24 - 30 people.
  • The building is accessible to the disabled.
  • Display space - Three glass fronted display cases are available for use and can be locked.
  • high speed Internet access in all areas
  • computer workstations with various software (inquire as to number and software type)
  • projection equipment available (inquire as to type)
  • lectern, flipcharts, etc. available
  • printing, laser and colour
  • photocopying
  • phone / fax
  • some catering equipment and local catering available (inquire as to type)
  • two washrooms

Please read the Westville Public Library Community Room & Display Case Usage Guidelines.

River John Public Library Program, Meeting and Display Space

Equipment and Facilities:

  • Community meeting room - 230 square feet. Seating for 12 - 15 people. Folding tables.
  • Community office - 130 square feet. Seating for 4 people. Desk and table.
  • Community technology training area - 630 square feet. Seating for 24 - 30 people.
  • The building is accessible to the disabled.
  • Display space - a glass fronted display case is available for use and can be locked.
  • high speed Internet access in all areas
  • computer workstations with various software (inquire as to number and software type)
  • projection equipment available (inquire as to type)
  • lectern, flipcharts, etc. available
  • printing, laser and colour
  • photocopying
  • phone / fax
  • some catering equipment and local catering available (inquire as to type)
  • two washrooms

Please read the River John Public Library Community Room & Display Case Usage Guidelines.

Pictou-Antigonish Regional Library Headquarters Meeting Room

Equipment and Facilities:

  • Room capacity 50 persons
  • stacking chairs - 60
  • folding tables - 8
  • lectern, wall mounted conference whiteboard
  • WiFi connection, laptop, digital projector (or over-head projector) & screen
  • Limited kitchen facilities - fridge, coffee urn, sink.
  • Accessible Washroom

Please read the Headquarters Meeting Room Usage Guidelines.