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J. Erik Jonsson Central Library 1515 Young St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA

Meeting Room Coordinator
[email protected]
(214) 670-7806

Listing updated 01/03/20 • Added 01/03/20

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Max Occupancy 179 persons
Accessibility ADA compliant
Accessible parking
Accessible entrance
Accessible restroom
Parking Onsite parking (paid)
Street parking (paid)
Lighting Other lighting
Walls Other walls
Flooring Wood floors
Stage Flexible stage
Seating Fixed seating
Performance Space Lobby

Performance, Rehearsal, Meetings / Meetups, Workshops / Classes, Events, Screening, Readings


Dance, Theater, Music, Film/Video

The Space

A versatile auditorium featuring a stage and stadium seating.

Hourly Rental

Contact the space for rates

1-2 hours: Nonprofit fee:$100, For-profit/Individual fee:$200

2-4 hours: Nonprofit fee:$140, For-profit/Individual fee:$300

4+ hours: Nonprofit fee:$180, For-profit/Individual fee:$500

Rental Requirements

When applying, please be sure that:

✓ Event is scheduled and application is received at least 30 days in advance of the event date.

✓ All applicable information is completed.

✓ Statement of purpose is on letterhead and includes the following:

• Purpose of the organization (or mission statement)

• What type of activity the facility will be used for.

✓ Proof of nonprofit status is included, (if applicable).

✓ IRS 501(c) 3 form OR organization’s Bylaws is included.

✓ Certificate of Insurance is included (for following the applicants)

• For-profit organizations.

• Nonprofit organizations, IF event is open to the general public.

• Individuals, IF the event involves any of the following: physical activity, animals, food preparation

and distribution and health fairs with medical screenings or are open to the public.

Rules & Regulations

View the full Library Meeting Room Policy here.

Rental/Proposal Process

Request a room online here or submit this form to branch staff.

Please allow at least 5-7 business days to receive a response. After this one-time approval process, your

organization will be notified and placed on the Approved Users’ List. Future requests for use of any Dallas

Public Library facility will only require a completed application and we ask for at least a 2-week notice of the

event. Completed applications must be sent to: Meeting Room Coordinator 1515 Young Street Dallas,

Texas 75201; Fax to 214-670-7805 or email to [email protected]

Upon arrival please check in with Library staff.

During the meeting:

✓ Please follow all Library rules and policies.

✓ Food and beverages are not permitted without the permission of Library staff.

✓ The Library is not responsible for lost or damaged personal property.

After the meeting:

✓ Please end meeting session and exit the room by the end of scheduled meeting time.

✓ Meeting room must be arranged back to its original set up by the end of the meeting time. This


• Breaking down tables and returning them to their original location

• Stacking chairs and returning them to their original location

• Taking down any signs or props hung or set up during the meeting.

• Disposing of trash

• Erasing dry erase board(s)

✓ Applicant must check out with library staff at the end of the meeting or event.

The Basics
Utilities included
Shared bathrooms
Private bathrooms
Air conditioned
Wireless Internet
Sound system
Sound booth
Digital projector
DVD Player
J. Erik Jonsson Central Library

1515 Young St, Dallas, TX 75201, USA
Availability Calendar (off-site)

The Building

The J. Erik Jonsson Central Library in downtown Dallas is the Library's hub of operations, its neighborhood branch, and the location of several specialty collections and services. There are multiple event spaces in the building ranging from study rooms to large halls and an auditorium.

  • Monday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 10 a.m - 8 p.m
  • Thursday: 10 a.m - 8 p.m
  • Friday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.


Underground parking is available via an entry ramp on Wood St. Directions and additional instructions can be found here.

Public Transportation

Public transit information can be found here.


The facility is ramp accessible.


Security staff are on premises during the Library's open hours.

Additional Files

Listing updated 01/03/20 • Added 01/03/20

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