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Scroll down to learn more about the Nina Mason Pulliam Indianapolis Special Collections Room at the Central Library, or request the space today!

About the Space

The Special Collections Room features two separate areas: a sealed, climate-controlled room that preserves our collections and a viewing room where patrons can have a first-hand look at our valuable pieces. This room’s city scape view and sophisticated décor make it ideal for hosting a meeting or small party.

  • Size: 1,638 square feet
  • Capacity: 49 theater-style guests, 49 banquet, 24 classroom, 30 U-shape, 49 standing



  • $725 (standard rate)
  • $575 (tax exempt nonprofit rate)

Evening Rate (starting at 5:00 p.m.):

  • $1,225 (standard rate)
  • $1,025 (tax exempt nonprofit rate)


  • 1 hour setup, 1/2 hour teardown
  • Parking for up to 300 cars in our underground garage
  • Restroom attendants throughout your event
  • Indoor mahogany wooden dance floor (up to 20' x 20')

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Perfect for your corporate retreat or group meeting, the Central Library offers many spaces to fulfill your business and social needs.

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Directions to the Indianapolis Special Collections Room

The Indianapolis Special Collections Room is located at the Central Library in downtown Indianapolis.

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