Wedding Receptions at the Housing Works Bookstore

Street view to front entrance at housing works bookstoreMake Your Event One for the Books at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe

Located in eternally fashionable Soho, the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe is the ideal venue for the sophisticated, book-filled event of your dreams. Make your guests feel like they’re part of the literari as they eat, drink, and dance under 20-foot ceilings, surrounded by spiral staircases and mahogany balconies and bookshelves.

The site of countless parties and events for New York City’s literary crowd, you might also recognize the interior from appearances in shows like Sex in the City, Gossip Girl or films, such as Enchanted.

Balcony view of wedding at Housing Works BookstoreThe Housing Works Bookstore is easy to reach by subway or car and conveniently situated between all the restaurants, bars, and museums of Lower Manhattan, the East Village, and the West Village, the Bookstore is also just two blocks from the 5-star Mercer Hotel or the hip Bowery Hotel. Guests can get breakfast at the iconic Balthazar Restaurant or cocktails and oysters at Lure Fishbar.

BTL DJS Sets the Scene and Makes Your Night Memorable

Beautiful Wedding table set up at at housing works bookstoreBTL DJS will make your event at The Housing Works Bookstore one that you and your guests will never forget.

Along with DJ services, add a Party Host for your own personal Master Of Ceremonies. Colorful, freestanding uplighting means that your guests are basked in flattering light for photos instead of overhead fluorescents.

Make sure everyone takes their memories home with photos from a photo booth. LED light shows, “Dancing in the Clouds” for that perfectly cinematic first dance — even monogram your party by adding your name in lights to the venue walls.

Whether you’re walking down the aisle or planning the a Sweet Sixteen, Bar or Bat Mitzvah, a corporate party or a birthday, let BTL DJS take care of all music and entertainment.

BTL DJS provides what you need, from the perfect ceremony ambiance to TV rentals, speakers, microphones, and projectors.

Add lounge furniture so guests can rest their feet in between all the dancing.





A Truly Unique Venue with Flawless Service

wedding ceremony at Wedding-table at housing works bookstorePeople who’ve had their events at the Housing Works Bookstore rave about the flawless and friendly service from event manager Amanda and event captain Josh. The unique space makes a lasting impression and events run smoothly with no need to micro-manage — so you can relax and look forward to your big day!

Catering is provided through The Works, specializing in local and seasonal fare and known for their willingness to work with you and accommodate any special dietary requests (from vegan to gluten-free). Guests have reported that the food was some of the best wedding food they’ve ever had. Part of your rental may be tax-deductible, plus you’ll know that 100% of the Bookstore’s proceeds benefit those in need.

Contact BTL DJS to book an event here today!