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Tradeshows, conferences and business expos are excellent marketing tools to showcase your expertise, bring your industry together and connect and grow within your community.

Imagine your next event in our state-of-the-art downtown Kitchener building, a historic building featuring some stunning art installations and tall ceilings with perfect acoustics. Connect with your industry and watch the ideas spark - inspiration comes naturally when surrounded by books and knowledge of every genre.

Kitchener Public Library is conveniently located in the heart of Kitchener, Ontario. Often referred to as the Silicon Valley of the North, Kitchener offers big-city excitement without losing its small-town charm. Right in the centre of downtown, the library is an ideal location for your guests, with a hotel just steps away and plenty to explore within walking distance.

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Why host your event at Kitchener Public Library:

➔ Central downtown location with onsite and underground parking
➔ Conveniently transit-friendly with bike racks available
➔ Versatile venue space with Lounge, Theatre and Courtyard options
➔ Stunning art pieces
➔ Environmentally conscious building, Gold LEED-certified
➔ Free wifi
➔ Accessible building
➔ Inclusive washrooms
➔ Self-serve coat rack

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Spaces available

Reading Lounge: Our spacious 4,100 sq.ft Reading Lounge with floor-to-ceiling windows makes for the perfect tradeshow floor with maximum visibility for your vendors.

Theatre + Theatre Lounge: Our private 200-seat Theatre and accompanying Theatre Lounge is equipped for everything you need for an impressive keynote presentation. Conveniently located meeting rooms also allow for smaller break-out sessions.

Courtyard: Our picturesque courtyard can accommodate up to 50 guests* and is a great outdoor option between Spring and Fall. Equipped with a beautiful stone wall that makes for a natural backdrop, your guests will adore this green escape.

*Capacity subject to change based on current by-laws and public health recommendations. Please inquire for further information.

Connect with us

Want pricing information? Connect with our Venues Team and work with our experienced event planners to reserve your date and bring your event to life.


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