Arete Kirkland | Friendship Room
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Friendship Room

Aréte Friendship Room Guidelines

Friendship Room Hours are 7am-10pm daily. After hours use requires special authorization by on site management. Maximum occupancy is 45 (90 if expanded to include Painters’ Room). Outside food and drink are welcome; however, no alcohol and no smoking of any kind.


  • Reservations during peak hours (7am – 3pm) are limited to 2 hours in duration, unless separately approved by management.
  • Priority is given to Arete residents and commercial tenants.
  • Reservations available up to 6 months in advance.
  • Reservations will be updated and the calendar posted in the window weekly.
  • If unreserved, it is an open venue. No drop in meetings please.
  • This is a free space, but a cleaning fee will be charged if applicable.


  • The room is to be used as an open co-working space.
  • No drop in meetings are allowed.
  • Please use headphones and be respectful of others.
  • If you receive a phone call, please step outside or into the Building 3 lobby.
  • Library noise levels, please.