Hawkesbury Library Service is open

With the recent increase in NSW Covid 19 cases we are temporarily reducing our operational hours from Wednesday 12 January 2022. Hawkesbury Central Library will be open week days  9am-5pm, Saturday  9am-1pm, Sunday  2-5pm and Richmond Branch Library will open week days 9.30am-1pm and Saturday 9am-1pm

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.

Deerubbin Centre, 300 George Street, Windsor

For further information about the meeting rooms contact:
Senior Library Officer - Customer Services
Phone: (02) 4560 4460
Email: bookingsofficer@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

About the meeting rooms

Rozzoli Room

Rozzoli Room
Suitable for small meetings.  Approximately 4.4 x 5 metres

Tebbutt Room

Tebbutt Room
Suitable for larger meeting groups and audio visual presentations.
Approximately 8.3 x 10.8 metres

Stan Stevens Studio

Stan Stevens Room
Designed for use as a community exhibition or workshop space.
An irregular triangular space, approximately 11 x 10 x 10 metres.


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:

2019/2020 FEE GST INCL

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:

  1. An organised, volunteer, membership-based group whose objectives is to support or engage in activities of public interest and;
  2. Operates on a non-profit basis and receives no government funding to provide services and;
  3. 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;
  4. Provides community or cultural benefits to the residents of the LGA and;
  5. Is a non-political group


Refundable bond $100

Administration fee $15

Hire fees

Tebbutt Room

Stan Stevens Studio

Rozzoli Room

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)

John Tebbutt

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)

Stan Stevens

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.

Kevin RozzoliRon Rozzoli

Ron Rozzoli & Hon. Kevin Rozzoli
Photographed Craig Morton, Richmond

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