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Space Rentals

Host Your Next Event at The Center for Fiction

The Center for Fiction offers a variety of beautiful spaces to rent for your next event. Conveniently located in Downtown Brooklyn near the Atlantic Station transportation hub, it’s the perfect place to bring people from around the city together for your party, meeting, or private event. Catering is available through our Café & Bar; work with our Café & Bar Manager to create a custom food and drink menu that best suits your needs and budget.

At this time, we are taking extensive measures to ensure the safety of all who enter The Center. All renters and their guests must provide proof of full vaccination, and wear masks throughout our shared spaces. All of our spaces are ADA compliant.

If you are interested in renting our spaces, please fill out the form below and we will get back to you shortly. If you have any questions about space rentals, please email rentals@centerforfiction.org or call (212) 755-6710 ext. 22.

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The Members Lounge

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The Members Lounge

Our lovely Members Lounge is located on our second floor, typically reserved only for our members. The room can be divided by a built-in glass partition with a conference table with room for 12 at one end of the space, while the other area features a cozy living room area with a custom divan. The room also includes a ceiling-mounted screen, built-in speakers and sound system.

The Members Lounge may be rented in conjunction with the entire second floor for larger events, and with our outdoor terrace during warmer months.

Meeting Rooms

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Meeting Rooms

The Center offers three meeting rooms on our quiet second floor. Each of our rooms has a conference table and chairs, Wi-Fi, and A/C. Refreshments are permitted in the spaces. White boards, easels, and other presentation materials are also available upon request. Our largest room seats 14 around a conference table, but can accommodate a few more guests if necessary. The other spaces seat 10.

The Terrace

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The Terrace

Our second floor terrace offers the perfect place for a small, private reception with a literary mural as your backdrop. Patio furniture allows for a casual, intimate feel.

The Auditorium

Auditorium

The Auditorium

This flexible space can host seated events for 140 in a lecture hall format, or it can adapt for smaller groups.

It comes with state of the art audio capabilities including a Mackie DL32R mixer for precise amplification. A Planar VCS Video Wall fills the wall behind the stage for film screenings, presentations and video conferencing. Recording equipment is available upon request.

Our stylish and comfortable black chairs are available with or without arms, and four large conference-style tables are free for use. There is also a mobile lectern.

All of our spaces are ADA compliant, but the auditorium, located on our first floor near our cafe and bookstore, also comes equipped with a hearing loop.