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Rooftop Terrace

Downtown's best outdoor event space that gives attendees the opportunity to soak in the urban atmosphere in a comfortable setting.


Central Library: Fifth floor
14 West 10th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105


  • Theatre: 225
  • Banquet Rounds: 150
  • Reception: 200


  • Existing patio/outdoor furniture includes tented tables, moveable chairs, and wooden benches.
  • Contemporary landscaping that features native grasses and trees.
  • Decorative lighting on perimeter rails, tree planters, and glass tiles add festive mood at night.
  • Life-sized chess set is available at no additional cost.

Rental rates

Group Type Event Type Full Day Rate
(8 hours)
Half Day Rate
(4 hours or less)
Standard Special $2000 $1000
Nonprofit Special $1500 $750

Special notes

  • Library furniture cannot be used on Rooftop. All setups must be rented through outside vendor.
  • DJs and Heavy Bands cannot be accommodated on the Rooftop due to noise controls.
  • When used in-conjunction with the adjacent Gladys Feld Helzberg Auditorium, auditorium rates apply.