We are home to a crowd-sourced collection of over 35,000 sketchbooks created by artists from every corner of the globe. The library's walls are lined with shelves that hold the thousands of sketchbooks currently in the collection, creating an inviting, memorable, and distinctive aesthetic. The window-filled storefront brings tons of natural light into the space, which is located steps from the L train and McCarren Park. Just behind the main reading room, our library has a community space available to book for classes, planning meetings, workshops, dedicated desk space, corporate retreats, and team outings. The community space is furnished with desks and chairs that can be easily rearranged, and is outfitted with high-speed internet, printers, a projectors and iMac computers loaded with Office and Adobe Creative Suite. Both the reading room and community space are designed to keep visitors inspired, making our space a fitting venue for private events of all kinds. Whether you're hosting a meeting or a conference, looking for a unique setting for a training or panel, or planning the hippest corporate retreat in town, this is the perfect spot for your upcoming event. Contact us to schedule a viewing! We have 8 two person desks and 40 chairs. We also have a long vintage conference table that seats 8. PLEASE NOTE, this price is for Mondays and Tuesdays ONLY. We have higher minimums on Wed-Sun. Please let us know if you require complete quiet for your event as we are also a working office. Additional fees may apply.
-No smoking -No Candles or flames of any kind -Our staff must be present in order to look at sketchbooks