Here is a selection of places in Northampton & nearby where it is possible to reserve space for meetings. (Forbes Library also has meeting rooms which may be reserved.)

Meeting room policies may have changed because of the pandemic. Please contact any institution to determine their policy.

Click Workspace
9½ Market Street, Northampton
Large conference room (seats up to 32), small meeting rooms (seats up to 8). White board walls, green screen video walls, podcasting space, digital projector, and projection screens/walls.
First floor event space (seats 80-100, stands 100+, evenings and weekends only) with grand piano.
Coldwell Banker Upton Massamont Realtors
112 Main Street, Northampton
Fits up to 30 people in downstairs meeting room. (Only accessible by Stairs). Many tables available for configuration.
No fee for non-profit use.
Available weekdays, during business hours.
Call to ask about availability: (413) 586-8355
First Churches
125 Main Street, Northampton
Several meeting places ranging from parlors holding 50-75, to Lyman Hall holding 91, to the sanctuary holding up to 636. Requested donations vary depending on venue and number of people; call to ask.
Florence Civic Center
90 Park Street, Florence
Fee required
Contact: Mike Flynn, 584-5048 Mon.-Fri., 7-5
Florence Congregational Church
130 Pine Street, Florence
Use may need approval by church board (meets on 3rd Wednesdays); price based on number of people, type of group, etc.)
413-584-1325, Mon., Wed. & Thurs., 9-1
Forbes Library
20 West Street, Northampton
Two smaller and two larger meeting places; learn more on our meeting room page
The Forbes Library Meeting Rooms Policy applies
Hotel Northampton
36 King Street, Northampton
including banquets and receptions
413 587-8105
Jones Library
43 Amity Street, Amherst
Fee if group is making money
Lilly Library
19 Meadow Street, Florence
Not available to for-profit or purely social meetings; Room seats up to 40 people, auditorium style, without tables
Look Memorial Park
300 North Main Street (Rte. 9), Florence
Pavilions; garden house
Contact: Jillian Larkin, 413-584-5457
Northampton Center for the Arts
33 Hawley Street, Northampton
413-584-7327, NCFA@NOHOARTS.ORG
Space is available, for a fee, for events of all kinds, including rehearsals and performances, community and private events, meetings, conferences, and classrooms.
Northampton Community Music Center
139 South Street, Northampton
Recital Hall A seats 75; $140 first two hours, $60 each additional hour
Recital Hall B seats 35-40; $80 first two hours, $30 each additional hour
Large Classroom 
accommodates 20-30; $25 per hour
Discounts available to nonprofit organizations. Insurance rider required.
Recital hall has 75 upholstered folding chairs, two grand pianos, and music stands; renter assumes cost of piano tuning, if needed. No additional equipment provided.
Folding tables available for reception, which can be held in the front lobby – no food or drink allowed in recital hall or studio rooms.
Northampton Elks Lodge No. 997 Hall Rental
17 Spring Street, Florence
Northampton Friends Meeting House
43 Center Street, Northampton
“We happily rent our space to like-minded groups who seek spirit led solutions…”. Classrooms (seat about 12), $25; Social Room (seats about 40 – includes conference tables), $40; Worship Room (seats 50-100 – includes benches), $75; kitchen use, $15,  WiFi, $15.
Contact: Bruce, 413-539-0574.
Northampton Housing Authority – Walter Salvo House
Must be non-profit or a community group, and be sponsored by a resident of this or one of the facilities below, or by a member of the Housing Authority. Fee: $30 an hour (2 hour minimum); may be waived in some circumstances. An application must be filled out.
Contact: John Hite, 413-584-4030 ext 211, or
Other places available through the same contact:
Joseph McDonald House, 49 Old South St; handicapped accessible (35 people)
Cahill Apartments, 35 Fruit St; parking not good (30 people)
John Tobin Manor, 56 Maple St., Florence; handicapped accessible (50 people)
Packard’s – The Library Room
14 Masonic Street, Northampton
Maximum 10 people
The Pomeroy
83 Pomeroy Terrace, Northampton
Dining Room with large table,1 bay window, and Parlor w/ gas fireplace & piano. Ample free parking and WIFI. Owner
on site to assist with presenter requirements (projector available, music, fireplace,) and to provide catered food, if
Contact: Deb Henson,, 504-232-8884
The State Room
35 State Street, Northampton
2,000 square foot space that can be arranged to accommodate small groups up to 60. Climate controlled and sound system.
Contact: Thom Herman, 413-374-1330
Smith College
Requires contract and insurance liability certificate
$37.50 for nonprofits for a classroom; ask about other options (ballroom, halls, etc.)
Contact: Events Management, 413-585-2669
Smith College Conference Room
Available for rental to the community for private and professional events. Can accommodate groups from five – 200. Equipped with audio/visual capabilities and onsite professional-scale kitchen for catering.
Emily McNally,, 413 585-6977
Summit View Banquet & Meeting Hall
555 Northampton Street, Holyoke
The Unitarian Society of Northampton and Florence
Main Street, Northampton
Large basement room holds 50+ people, depending on configuration. Must be a non-profit & non-government or community group. Other rooms may also be available, and kitchen use for an additional $75. Fee: $50, plus $25 deposit for the key, refundable.