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~Bridge Haven~
  • $80/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (13)
  • 13
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • New York, NY
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Big, rustic 'country house' in Flatbush, Brooklyn
  • $145/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (16)
  • 16
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New York, NY
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Upscale Soho loft: Location 5084
  • $500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New York, NY
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East Village Bright Collegiate Library
  • $270/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • New York, NY
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Elegant Mansion with Art Studio, Library, Kitchen
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • New York, NY
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Classic soho loft: Location 1201
  • $500/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • New York, NY
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Renovated townhouse, original staircases & beams
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • New York, NY

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What people are saying about Library on Giggster

Tuti H.
$ 450
5 hours
5 people
3 months ago
The apartment is just amazing! Beautiful and perfect for filming. Daniel was communicative, highly responsive and Helped us solve problems and set everything needed for our filming. Great experience! Highly recommend
Linda Z.
$ 644
4 hours
15 people
9 months ago
Brenda was extremely easy to work with. Her home offers a tremendous number of shooting possibilities, and she's very aware of the needs productions have. We were able to get everything we needed there, and were grateful that she was so accommodating!
Ginger S.
$ 850
10 hours
15 people
a year ago
This was our favorite location during our four day shoot. Incredible house with lots of options for some thing suspenseful and or scary and or a drama. The hosts were amazing. Highly recommended.
Audrey M.
$ 680
8 hours
15 people
a year ago
Brenda was such an accommodating host and her home was perfect for our needs. She was attentive but not intrusive (at one point she even offered to go ask some neighbors to keep it down while we were filming. 10/10. Thank you, Brenda!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need my own production or event insurance in New York?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in New York on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in New York?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in New York at giggster.com, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Library spaces are available in New York?
Right now, there are 833 Library spaces available in New York.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for New York bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for New York guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for New York locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near New York?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in New York. Just start a search at giggster.com and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my New York booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in New York?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in New York is $293 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in New York?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Library spaces in New York, NY?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $80 to $500.
Which Library spaces are most popular in New York, NY in 2023?
How do I book a New York location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a New York reservation request?
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About New York

New York is synonymous with structures like the Empire State Building and places like Times Square. With its large population and mix of cultures, it's no wonder New York has some great libraries. From the iconic New York Public Library in midtown to smaller community libraries sprinkled throughout the city, there is no shortage of available space for hosting events. In addition to having innumerable books and resources at your disposal, these libraries often offer beautiful locations for an event.

A library is a perfect venue to amaze your guests, regardless of the size or type of event. With 5 boroughs, including the ever popular Manhattan, New York is home to some of the most renowned libraries in the world, making it the perfect place to host your next event. With so much knowledge and inspiration nearby, you never know what new ideas or connections you may make.

Library Options in New York

  • Cakes
    A library event can be made much sweeter with a delicious cake from the bakery. The bakery can do everything from a plain sheet cake to an intricate multi-tiered design. Decorations and flavors will be personalized to fit whatever event you're hosting.

  • Photography
    Professional photography of your library event can document everything from speakers giving presentations to attendees mingling. After the event, these photos can be used for marketing purposes and give everyone a lasting memory.

  • Props Rental
    If you want to make your event more lively without spending much money, rent props from a prop company. They will have everything you need to decorate, take pictures, and create a theme for your event space that ties everything together.

  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental
    A rental company can provide audio and visual equipment for speeches, presentations, or music playback during the event. This can ensure that everything runs smoothly and that everyone in attendance has a great experience.

Library Vendors in New York

  • Empire Cake
    At Empire Cake, they bake all the classic American favorites like cookies and cupcakes but with a gourmet twist. Their "twinkies" and Swiss rolls are delicious examples of their unique take on traditional desserts. In addition to their wide variety of cakes, they also specialize in custom-designed cakes for all kinds of events - from weddings to corporate functions to library events. Their team of cake consultants can work with you to bring your dream cake to life, no matter the occasion. Don't second-guess your cravings — trust that your taste buds know what they want!

  • Laura Merrill Images
    Laura Merrill Images is the perfect photographer for your next library event! They're based in New York City and love capturing creative moments. They love working with new clients and using their creativity to capture any event. Their experience has taught them to be adaptable to shooting various subjects - including library events! If you're interested in discovering more about what they could do for your special occasion, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Let's create some beautiful lasting memories together!

  • AV Rentals NYC
    For anyone requiring AV equipment for an outdoor event near a lake, AV Rentals NYC is visiting central! They carry projectors, sound systems, and screens specially designed to be used outdoors. At AV Rentals NYC, they not only have the skills and equipment necessary to make your event run smoothly, but they are also passionate about it. Their team can help you by creating a wireless network. Better connectivity for all attendees is our priority because they know how influential events can be - whether in the city or the lake.

Pros and Cons of Library Spaces in New York

No one can deny the value of libraries in our society - they provide access to information, resources, and community events. However, there are pros and cons when constructing new library spaces in densely populated cities like New York.

Advantages

  • The New York Public Library is one of the world's largest and most comprehensive public library systems, with over 93 locations.

  • Libraries offer various resources and programs for all ages, including books, ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, DVDs, music CDs, computer classes, homework help, and more.

  • Libraries are free for everyone, making them a vital resource for low-income and marginalized communities.

Disadvantages

  • Due to budget cuts, many libraries across the city have reduced hours or been forced to close entirely.

  • Libraries can be crowded and noisy, making it difficult to focus on studying or reading.

  • Some people may feel intimidated by the rules and regulations of libraries, such as having to be quiet or returning materials on time.

Tips on How to Organize Library Spaces in New York

If you're looking to spruce up your library space in the New York area, hosting a library event can be a great way to bring people in and organize at the same time. Look no further. These tips will help you make the most out of your library space in New York.

  • Choose the event type: It's essential to consider what event or activities will take place in the space. Will there be seating for workshops or presentations? Make sure there is enough room for participants to comfortably sit or stand with enough room for any materials they may need.

  • Think about storage: Are shelves or drawer units available for organizing materials like books, folders, and supplies? Or maybe even designate a specific area for those materials to be easily accessible.

  • Consider pathways and circulation: Make sure there are clear walkways for patrons and not too much clutter scattered throughout.

Famous Locations in New York

  • Life Underground Sculptures
    Tom Otterness is an artist who is no stranger to controversy and shock value. In 1977, as part of a performance art piece, he shot a dog on video. This led to a backlash against him throughout his career, but it cannot be denied that he has gone on to establish himself as a successful public artist. Life Underground is one example of this – through the playful bronze statues may appear light-hearted at first glance, they contain enough detail and wit to make even the most seasoned New Yorker stop and take notice. Subway riders in our city are reminded to pause and appreciate its vibrant history for a brief moment, even as they rush by on their daily commute. This is thanks to the many statues dotted around of infamous mole people living underground, historical figures such as Teddy Roosevelt riding a snail, or P.T. Barnum entertaining busts of Tom Thumb and Scaramouch.

  • Bristol Basin
    The Bristol Basin didn't exist until World War II when the British government needed more land to expand the port in Manhattan. But it quickly became much more than that - it was also a little piece of home for the British troops stationed there. The ships that brought soil from England were also filled with other goods needed by the troops, and having that familiar English soil made them feel more at home. The small, unremarkable Bristol Basin in New York City is a significant part of history. It is a reminder of the close relationship between America and its European ally during times of war.

  • The Former Offices of McKim, Mead, and White
    The New York City offices of McKim, Mead & White remind the grandeur and elegance of America's Gilded Age. This firm was responsible for some of NYC's iconic buildings, including Penn Station, Columbia University, and the Washington Square Arch. They also designed country clubs, hotels, mansions- you name it! If it was luxurious and opulent in the late 19th century, chances are good that McKim had a hand in it. McKim, Mead & White were instrumental in shaping the architectural style of America's Gilded Age. They took classical forms from Rome and Greece and mixed them with elements from Paris's Ecole des Beaux-Arts to create a unique fusion. Every time we walk through the Washington Square Arch or pass by Penn Station, we experience a piece of history thanks to their significant influence on American architecture.