Groups with 501(c)3 status Room rental fees do not apply to organizations with 501(c)3 status when meetings are open to the public and scheduled during normal library hours; however, all groups must pay room setup fees and equipment rental fees when applicable.
All other groups are subject to fees as detailed below.
Any organization seeking nonprofit rates must qualify as a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)3 or other tax-exempt sections of the Internal Revenue Code and must submit a copy of a current letter of exemption to the library administration office.
The East Side Library has one meeting room which can be combined into a large space which can hold, at most, 111 people for receptions. The meeting room has 10 six foot tables and 84 chairs.
The library also has one public conference room that can be rented for meetings. The conference room can accommodate up to 12 people. Library meeting rooms are available only during library hours. A damage deposit is required for events serving food.
Study rooms may also be reserved for a daily maximum of two hours. Study rooms are only available during library hours to library patrons, and a library card is required to make a reservation. Study rooms are free to use.
Rates are the same for nonprofit 501(c)3 closed meetings,
for-profit organizations, and private events.
(Fees are PER HOUR and partial hours are not pro-rated)
$20.00 per hour
Maximum Daily Rate
$10 per hour for meetings not open to the public
No fee for nonprofit groups open to the public or for tutoring; must have a library card to reserve a study room; two hours daily maximum