The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon at the Toronto Reference Library

July 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Event Venues, Toronto

Conveniently located on the second floor of the iconic Toronto Reference Library, The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon is a vibrant new literary and cultural commons at the heart of the city.

The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon’s unique, contemporary and versatile venue is ideal for any occasion. From meetings, to weddings, corporate and other special events, the Bram & Bluma Appel Salon’s experienced team will help you create a satisfying and memorable experience.

The Full Appel Salon, which is comprised of three modular spaces: Epic Hall, Prologue, and Novella Room – and has a maximum capacity of 575 people.




Epic Hall which is the largest room and includes a catering kitchen, an A/V control room, coat check room, and an outdoor terrace that overlooks Rosedale Valley.

Epic Hall is separated from the Prologue with an attractive retractable glass partition. The Prologue provides a pre-function space with a separate entrance. It includes a fully equipped service bar, and an additional outdoor terrace. The combined space has a maximum capacity of 575 people.

Prologue which is ideal for small to medium sized events. Prologue offers an ideal pre-function or break out area with separate entrance, outdoor terrace and built-in bar. The Novella Room is perfect for smaller meetings or dinners. The combined space has the following maximum capacity: theatre (118), dining (90-100), reception (350), classroom (varied).

Novella Room which is the smallest of the three spaces, Novella Room offers an intimate space for receptions or meetings. It has a maximum capacity of 118 people.




Fulfill all your event needs

• Competitive rental rates

• Convenient downtown location

• Venue tables and chairs included for all events

• Fully-equipped catering kitchen

• We are partnered with Toronto’s best caterers and suppliers

• Friendly and responsive staff expertly advise on your event planning

• Outdoor terraces provide great views of Toronto

• State-of-the-art technical services including audio-visual equipment, high speed Internet connectivity and complimentary wifi

• Customized events: the Library has extensive resources and a comprehensive collection for event theme support or unique guest
activities during your event

• Convenient nearby parking

• Fully air-conditioned, wheelchair accessible, private washrooms, coat check closet, built-in bar area

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