The Library offers limited Meeting Room space for local nonprofit organizations and small groups. Alternative Meeting & Conference Locations are also available in the  area.

ACES Professional Development Building
205 Skiff Street
Hamden, CT 06517
Tel. (203) 407-4403
Accommodations: 25-60  people
Number of Rooms: 7 (2 large rooms, 5 smaller rooms)
Booking fee involved. They offer catering, evening hours,
Saturday hours can be arranged.
Contact: Mary Lou Woods

American Legion
3005 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel. (203) 281-9522
Number of Rooms: 2
Accommodations: 65-120
An upstairs hall for 65. Downstairs hall for 120. Fee involved.

Aunt Chilada’s
3931 Whitney Ave. 
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel. (203) 230-4640
Number of Rooms: 1
Accommodations: seats 50-60, 100 standing

Caritas Christi Center
Mount Sacred Heart
295 Benham St.
Hamden, CT 06514
Tel. (203) 281-2569
Fax  (203) 407-8965
Accommodations: 15-100, Chapel seats up to 300 people
Number of rooms: 6 meeting and conference rooms, plus a chapel, dining rooms, kitchen. Available for use on a half-day, all-day, and/or evening basis. Non-smoking facility. Overnight stays for individuals are available, food service available, from drinks to snacks. Groups must provide certificate of insurance. Fees are involved. Open to organizations and groups whose activities fall in the framework of the mission statement of the Caritas Christi Center.

Cascade Banquet Facility
480 Sherman Ave.
Hamden, CT 06514
Tel. (203) 907-0595
Number of Rooms: 2
Accommodations: 40-550
Main Ballroom: up to 400
Garden Room: up to 140

Eli’s on Whitney
2392 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel. (203) 287-1101
Accommodations: 30-110 people
Number of Rooms: 1
Banquet room downstairs up to 110 people (no elevator). This room can be divided with a soundproof wall, each half seats 30-50.

Hamden Clarion Hotel & Suites
2260 Whitney Ave
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel. (203) 288-3831
Fax: (203) 281-6032
Accommodations: 11-111
Number of Rooms: 3, Quinnipiac Conference Center seats up to 111 people.
Presidential Suite One and Presidential Suite Two each seat up to 11 people.

Hamden Elks
175 School St.
Hamden, CT. 06518
Tel. (203) 645-7998
Contact: Robin Fusco, Hall Rental Coordinator
Accommodations: up to 225 people
Number of Rooms: 1
Complete kitchen facility and bar service are available upon request.

Hamden Government Center
2750 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel. (203) 287-7100
Fax. (203) 287-7101
Accommodations: various
Number of Rooms: various
Some rooms are not open to the public.
Engineering Conference Room up to 8 people. Keefe Center Test Room One up to 25.
Contact: Theodora Samadjopoulos – Engineering Aide (Engineering Conference Room), Sharon Jones – Community Services Technician (Keefe Center Test Room One)

Hamden Public Schools 
60 Putnam Ave.
Hamden, CT 06517
Tel. (203) 407-2200
Usage of Hamden Public School facilities and fees are determined by four group categories. Requests for usage of facilities must be received six weeks prior to the event.
Contact: John Cross, Director of Facilities

Keefe Community Center
11 Pine St.
Hamden, CT 06514
Tel. (203) 562-5129
Number of Rooms: 4 and a gymnasium
Accommodations: 20-100 people
Hamden residents only, non-profit groups

Knights of Columbus
Lodge of Hamden
2630 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel. (203) 288-2172
Accommodations: 50-280
Number of Rooms: 2 Halls
1 hall on the ground floor for up to 280 people. It offers 2 bars and is handicap accessible.
1 hall is for 50 people and is not handicap accessible.

Laurel View Country Club
310 West Shepard Avenue
Hamden, CT 06514
Tel. (203) 407-1755
Accommodations: up to 350 people
Number of Rooms: 2 rooms

Miller Senior Center
2901 Dixwell Ave.
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel. (203) 287-2547
Fax  (203) 287-2693
Accommodations: 4-199
Rooms: 5 (Thornton Wilder Hall, Foyer area, Senior Center Social Hall, Activity Room, and Conference Room)
Some fees, depending on time and type of group/organization. Rooms can be booked after 4:30 pm.

New Haven Country Club
160 Hartford Turnpike
Hamden, CT 06517
Tel. (203) 248-4488
Accommodations:30-250 people
Rooms: 3  (one up to 30, one up to 250, one from 50 to 70)

The Playwright Irish Pub Restaurant & Banquet Facility
1232 Whitney Avenue
Hamden, CT 06517
Tel. (203) 287-2401
Fax: (203) 287-2402
Accommodations: 25-150  people
Number of Rooms: 1 room
One banquet room with an outdoor patio. Sit-down parties up to 75 people and cocktail buffet events up to 150 people. Fees are involved. Standard event times are for 4 hours.

Veteran’s Memorial Hall
Brooksvale Recreation Park
524 Brooksvale Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518
Tel. (203) 287-2669
Contact: Vincent Lavorgna, resident ranger
Veteran’s Memorial Hall can be rented during daylight hours only. Available May 15th through October 15th on weekends.
Accommodations: 68 people max. Restrooms, full kitchen (stove, microwave, and refrigerator). Building and restrooms are handicap accessible. No alcohol. Fee involved for Hamden residents, Hamden non-profit organizations, non-residents, Hamden For-Profit organizations, Out of town organizations. No fee for programs sponsored by Hamden’s Dept. of Arts, Recreation & Culture, Hamden Veterans’ & Sr. Citizens’ groups and the Friends of Brooksvale Park.

Veterans of Foreign Wars
403 Morse St.
Hamden, CT 06517
Tel. (203) 823-9675
Accommodations: 30-60
Number of Rooms: 2
The renovated meeting spaces will be available in May 2013. Fee involved.
Open to community and non-profit groups.

Whitneyville Cultural Commons
1253 Whitney Ave.
Hamden, CT 06517
Tel. (203) 780-8890
Accommodations: 3-325
Number of Rooms: 8
Sanctuary (up to 300), Auditorium (up to 200), Putnam Room (up to 110), Whitney Room (up to 325), Oak Room Studio (up to 40), 3 conference rooms (up to 14). Booking fee involved.