Rent the Carnegie Library Building

Built in 1913 as a library, our building features a large main room, a kitchen, and a bathroom, perfect for parties, luncheons, weddings, meetings, lectures, and other gatherings.  A museum rental includes the following:

  • Restroom
  • Kitchen
  • Seating for 50
  • Tables for appetizers and drinks
  • Microphone, projector, and screen for presentations
  • Staff for setup and cleanup
  • Parking
  • Water
  • Heating
  • Electricity
  • Insurance

Rental rates are based on the length of the event and the number of people attending.  The minimum time allowed is three hours.  After that, each additional hour costs $20.

 

Attendees

1-10

11-25

26-45

46-75

76-100

101-125

Price

$40

$85

$150

$250

$325

$380


To rent the museum, please contact Rose Marie Noojin, our secretary.  All events must be reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors.  To that end, please contact us at least 30 days before the event.  Arrangements can be made for after-hours reservations.  Payment is due in advance of the event, plus a mandatory deposit of $300, which will be returned if the museum is left in a satisfactory condition.

Interior of the Gresham Branch Public Library, now the Gresham History Museum, c. 1914.
Interior of the Gresham Branch Public Library, now the Gresham History Museum, c. 1914.