Hire/use a meeting room
If you are looking for a venue for your next meeting or event, the Hawkesbury Library Service manages three meeting rooms for hire.
The Deerubbin Centre meeting rooms are available free for Local Community Groups.
Hours of availability:
Saturday & Sunday 9am-10.30pm
Not available on Public Holidays
Deerubbin Centre, 300 George Street, Windsor
Due to Covid-19, the meeting rooms have reduced capacity.
About the meeting rooms
Suitable for small meetings. Approximately 4.4 x 5 metresSeating
Maximum capacity due to Covid-19: up to 11
Suitable for larger meeting groups and audio visual presentations.
Approximately 8.3 x 10.8 metresSeating
Maximum capacity due to Covid-19: up to 44
Stan Stevens Studio
Designed for use as a community exhibition or workshop space.
An irregular triangular space, approximately 11 x 10 x 10 metres. Seating Maximum capacity due to Covid-19: up to 50
All meeting room users/hirers have shared access to the kitchen.
Deerubbin Meeting Rooms online booking
Fees and charges
Click here for Library fees & charges.
The meeting rooms in the Deerubbin Centre are available for hire or for free use. Users/hirers are categorised as follows:
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Local Community Groups
Free Use – Meeting Rooms Deerubbin Centre
For the purposes of Hawkesbury City Council’s fees and charges, Local Community Groups are defined as groups meeting all of the following five criteria:
- An organised, volunteer, membership-based group whose objectives is to support or engage in activities of public interest and;
- Operates on a non-profit basis and receives no government funding to provide services and;
- Is located within the Hawkesbury Local Government Area (LGA) or can provide documented evidence that at least 50% of their membership base residing in the Hawkesbury LGA, and;
- Provides community or cultural benefits to the residents of the LGA and;
- Is a non-political group
Refundable bond $100
Administration fee $10
Stan Stevens Studio
Refundable bond $100
$39 per hour
$28 per hour
$20 per hour
Naming of meeting rooms
The meeting rooms were named through a nomination process, prior to the opening of the Deerubbin Centre in June 2005.
Tebbutt Room named after John Tebbutt (1834 - 1916)
Hawkesbury Library Service Collection
Recognised around the world as a giant in the field of astronomy John Tebbutt was educated and lived his whole life in the Hawkesbury. His observations and widely published findings advanced astronomy. His achievements have been honoured by a prestigious award from the Royal Astronomical Society, London in 1905, the International Astronomical Union renaming a lunar crater on the moon after him, and his portrayal on Australia’s first $100 note. He is buried in a vault of his own design at St Matthews Anglican Cemetery, Windsor.
Stan Stevens Studio named after Stan Stevens (1924 - 2002)
Image from "Hawkesbury Heritage"
Stan Stevens was a Hawkesbury born-and-bred journalist and photographer. He edited the Windsor & Richmond Gazette (now Hawkesbury Gazette) for more than 30 years, and wrote several books including The Hawkesbury Scene (1976) and Hawkesbury Heritage (1984). He was also the first president of Hawkesbury Camera Club, and the driving force behind numerous community groups.
Rozzoli Room named after the Rozzoli family
The Rozzoli family came to the Hawkesbury in 1940. Frank Rozzoli established a retail jewellery business in 1946, and his sons Ronald and Kevin were both State Apprenticeship winners in watchmaking.
Kevin entered the NSW Parliament in 1973, and represented the seat of Hawkesbury till 2003, serving as Speaker between 1988 and 1995. He also served as Chair and board member of several organisations, and was honoured in 1999 with a Doctorate of Letters from the University of Western Sydney.
Ron continued the family business until 1995. He has always taken a keen interest in the local community, and was Honorary Secretary of Richmond School of Arts, a unique Hawkesbury heritage icon, from 1960 to 2003. Ron passed away in 2018.
Ron Rozzoli & Hon. Kevin Rozzoli
Photographed Craig Morton, Richmond
For further information about meeting rooms contact:
Senior Library Officer - Customer Services
Phone: (02) 4560 4460
Page ID: 74907