The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room has hosted many events in its more than 130 years of operation. It has seen hundreds of lectures, poetry sessions and short story readings, movie and food festivals, art exhibitions, comedy shows, dances, and much more. Yet, without certain resources, we may find it difficult to maintain and preserve our landmarked building. Please consider the value and appreciation of your rental contribution. Every dollar towards the well being of our beloved library cements your place in Bronx history.

Rental space fees are as follows:

Events and Performances
$150 per hour

Production companies looking for on-location filming, kindly send a detailed request to

The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room will provide chairs, tables, and power for any equipment used for the show. A $50 deposit is due 30 days before the event. The library will also feature your event on its website, announce it at other events, and share event flyers on its social media outlets. Please send a detailed message here for more information.