May I Bring Food and Drinks?
You may serve light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages. Kitchenette access to a refrigerator, microwave, coffee pot, and sink is available at Main Library only, however, no supplies are provided by the library. The Dietz Community Room at Bertram Woods Branch has a sink and dorm size refrigerator. No food may be left on the premises. Open flames are not permitted. Library staff cannot assist caterers in any way.
When Are Meeting Rooms Available for Rental?
Meeting rooms at the Main Library are available:
|Monday through Thursday
||9:00 am – 8:30 pm
||9:00 am – 5:00 pm
||1:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Please note that the last day the meeting rooms at Main Library will be available is Sunday, May 17th, at which time they will close for the upcoming renovation. Information about when the meeting rooms will re-open will be shared as it becomes available.
The Dietz Community Room at Bertram Woods Branch is available:
||1:00 pm – 8:30 pm
|Tuesday, Thursday Friday, Saturday
||9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Opening and closing times are prompt, and no one will be allowed inside the building before or after hours.
Are There Limits on Reservations?
Beginning July 1, 2019, reservations may be made no more than three months in advance, due to upcoming library renovations. Our goal is to keep the meeting rooms available as much as possible during the renovations, but there may be times when they cannot be reserved.
Due to high demand for meeting rooms, organizations are limited to two meeting room reservations per month at this time.
What Are My Room Setup Options?
Rooms C,D, and G are each equipped with one table surrounded by chairs to fit that individual space. They cannot be removed from the room.
The Project Room is set up with tables and chairs which cannot be removed from the room.
Tables and chairs in various quantities and configurations can be added to all of the other rooms.
The Dietz Community Room can accommodate up to 40 people arranged in audience style.
Rooms B, E, and F can each accommodate up to 50 people arranged in audience style.
Rooms E and F combined can accommodate up to 100 people arranged in audience style.
Does The Library Provide Any Supplies?
We do not provide any supplies. Groups must provide their own name tags, paper, writing utensils, eating utensils, cups, etc. Any equipment the Library does provide is noted on the equipment list for each room.
Groups may not store anything in the Library.
Is There Audio/Visual Equipment Available?
Yes. An LCD Projector and a 46-inch flat panel TV with DVD player may be reserved for use in meeting rooms at no charge.
What If I Need to Make a Change to My Reservation?
Contact the Administrative Secretary at 216-991-2030 x3003 to request changes.
What Information Can I Include on My Promotional Material?
All publicity must carry the name of the sponsoring organization and may not imply library sponsorship. Groups may not use the Library’s telephone number as a contact point.
Do You Have Quiet Study Rooms Available?
Yes. We have study rooms at the Main Library.