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Meeting Room Reservations
Before submitting a meeting room reservation request
Please review the following to be sure your meeting adheres to the library's
Reservations are taken for up to three months in advance. Reservation requests
taken online require an e-mail address and are reviewed by staff. The reservation
is not complete until you receive a confirmation e-mail accepting your request.
Need Catering? Call 319-753-1647 x132 to talk to the Library Coffee Shop staff.
Questions? Please call 319-753-1647.
Meeting Rooms A & B
- Each of these rooms can hold up to 40 people.
- Tables, chairs, internet access, a sink, and small refrigerator are in each
- The wall between these two rooms can retract and create one large room to
hold up to 80 people.
- When not in use for library events, these rooms can be reserved in advance
by nonprofit and for-profit organizations on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Library sponsored activities have first priority. If the scheduled room
is needed for library purposes, the library reserves the right to work with
a group to reschedule or reassign.
- These rooms are not available for private parties, such as birthdays or
Study and Small Group Rooms
- Small Group rooms are located in the southeast corner of the library and
have a table and six chairs.
- Study Rooms are on the north wall of the library between the Customer Service
and Help Desks
- The primary purpose of these rooms is for private study, tutoring, and small
group meetings. Individuals can reserve these rooms in advance on a first-come,
first served basis. When available, walk-in requests are welcomed.
Guidelines for the Use of Library Meeting Rooms
- Organizations may not advertise the use of the library facility in any way
that implies sponsorship by the library other than to indicate the name and
- Sales of products, admission fees, and solicitations for funds or for future
sales (other than organizational dues or materials cost) are not permitted
unless associated with library-sponsored events.
- Use of meeting rooms can be denied if the intended use presents a danger
of riot, disorder, or other immediate threat to public safety, peace, or order.
- The user is responsible for setting up the meeting room and leaving it in
good order, and is financially responsible for any damage to or loss of library
- No lit candles or open flames are allowed.
- No materials of any type may be attached to the walls or doors without permission.
- Storage of equipment or materials is not allowed without permission.
- The individual named as the contact person on the reservation form will
be held responsible for all charges.
- Equipment may be available for check-out at the Customer Service desk.
- Arrangements for meetings to start before or end after library hours must
be approved by the Library Director in advance.
Guidelines for the Food in the Meeting Rooms
- Food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed in the meeting rooms.
- Because the dye in red beverages causes irreparable damage to carpeting;
red drinks are not allowed in the building.
- Spills should be reported to a staff member immediately to avoid damage
to library property.
Related Policies: Meeting
Room Use, Behavior, Food
and Beverage, Equipment Check-out,
In-Library Equipment Use,
Promotional Materials Distribution,
Public Bulletin Board Use,
For catering, contact the Library Coffee Shop at 319-753-1647
My room reservation
request complies with all of the above statements.