Wedding details

Wedding Photos

Malaga Cove Exterior Photos

Malaga Cove Exterior Photos


Courtyard Photos


Gallery Interior Photos

Gallery Interior


Frequently Asked Questions

Payment Schedule?
Reservation of the date of the event is completed only after receipt of an $800 security deposit (refundable based on a post-event inspection) and a deposit of 50% of the rental fee. Final payment is due 45 days in advance of the event date.

Application and Set-up Options?
The wedding application and set-up options are available on the space request page.

What's Included?
Site Manager, wireless internet, one 20 foot antique wooden table, twelve 6 foot folding tables, 100 chairs, a kitchen that can be used to warm or cool food or beverages.

Is there a cleaning fee?
The cleaning fee is included in the rental and covers trash removal for catering waste only. Waste due to production (gift bags, set design, boxes, etc.) may require additional waste removal fees.

Are there taxes for the rental fee?
There are no taxes for rental fees.

What is the cancellation policy?
The rental fee is refundable for cancellations received 30 days prior to the event date.

Are there any additional fees on top of the Rental Fee?
Additional fees would apply for overtime, overages or damages in excess of the security deposit.

Can the site manager act as the day-of coordinator?
The Site Manager is not a coordinator. This person oversees the library and acts in the best interest of both parties to help mitigate damage.

What are the parking options?
Guests can use a valet service, park in the adjacent lot or use street parking.

Are linens provided?
No, tablecloths, napkins and any additional table linens need to be rented.

Can we move the furniture?
Yes, the large antique table and smaller foyer table can be moved, as well as the entryway table. They must remain indoors.

Are we allowed to bring in decorations?
Yes, please contact us for details.

Do you have a sample table layout that accommodates 100 or 150 guests?
Yes, please contact us for details.

What are the earliest we can start and the latest we can stay?
You may use the venue from 10 AM to 10 PM.

If there is no event the day before, can we set up then?
All setup and breakdown must be done within the 8-hour rental time. The 8 hours may be split up between several days

Can our rentals be dropped off the day before and picked up the day after our event?
All rentals must be delivered and picked up within your venue rental time.

What are your policies regarding ceremony rehearsals?
The ceremony rehearsal can be scheduled within the 8-hour rental period or an extra hour can be added for an additional charge.

Is there a noise ordinance we should be aware of?
No amplified music is allowed outside.

Do you provide tables for greeting, gift, and dessert?
We have several tables that may be used for check-in, gifts, seating charts, desserts, etc. The Site Manager can help determine which tables would be appropriate for each purpose.

Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is not permitted within 20 feet of the library.

What insurance does the outside caterer need to provide?
The renter will be required to obtain special events insurance coverage with a minimum liability limit of $1,000,000 with their own insurance carrier and provide a certificate of insurance naming Palos Verdes Library District and The District Director as an additional insured.

What kind of sound equipment do you provide?
We do not provide sound equipment.

Are pets allowed?
Pets are allowed during the ceremony only.

Wedding Application

Contact Us

Malaga Cove Library Weddings
310-377-9584 ext. 456

Rental Application and Set-up Documents

2400 Vía Campesina
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274