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Brooklyn Historical Society - The Othmer Library - Library - Brooklyn, NYBrooklyn Historical Society - The Othmer Library - Library - Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn Historical Society - The Othmer Library - Library - Brooklyn, NYBrooklyn Historical Society - The Othmer Library - Library - Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Historical Society - The Othmer Library
Library in Brooklyn, NY

Packages Starting at $2,500

Up to 125 Guests

890 SQ Feet

Member Since 2019

About Venue

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Located in the heart of Brooklyn, NY, The Brooklyn Historical Society presents its stunning Othmer Library event space. Designed by architect George Brown Post, this historic building has been dedicated to preserving Brooklyn’s past since 1863. Now, guests can feel as if they have stepped back in time when attending events held here. The Space The Othmer Library was recognized as an interior landmark by New York City in 1991. This space is sure to enchant clients and their guests with its stained-glass windows and an abundance of wooden accents. Here, attendees can mingle and converse surrounded by stacks of shelves that hold the most comprehensive collection of Brooklyn’s history. This two-story event library features globe light fixtures, ornate wooden columns, and a rich sense of history. The center of the space can accommodate an array of seating plans such as banquet seating and theater-style layouts. The parlor is also connected to the library and can be utilized as a catering area or storage room for events held here. The Experience The Othmer Library offers an aesthetic of old-world elegance and refinement for an array of events. This space can suit corporate functions, book launches, life celebrations, and much more. It is capable of hosting up to 100 guests for a seated occasion, or 125 standing. The lights here can be dimmed to set the mood of the event, and furniture rentals are available from the venue’s administration.

Venue Services

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Amenities

Bathrooms
Air Conditioning
Lighting System
Open Outdoor Space
Sound System
Stage
Tables & Chairs
Wifi
Covered Outdoor Space
Kid-Friendly
Kitchen Access
Pet-Friendly
Tableware

Features

Delivery Access
Elevator
Parking Nearby
Stairs
Wheelchair Accessible
Street Level
Freight Elevator
On-site Parking

Staff & Services

Cleaning
Equipment Setup & Breakdown
Security
Beverage Services
Coat Check
Event Manager
Event Staffing
Food Services
Parking Staff

Vibes

Vintage

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