May I Bring Food and Drinks?
You may serve light refreshments and non-alcoholic beverages. Shared Kitchenette access to a refrigerator and sink is available at Main Library only, however, no supplies are provided by the library. The 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
The 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?
Reservations may be made no more than three months in advance.
Due to high demand for meeting rooms, organizations may be limited to two meeting room reservations per month.
Are There Room Setup Options?
Customers are responsible for meeting room set-up.
Most rooms are equipped with a set number of tables and chairs to fit the individual spaces. They cannot be removed from the room.
Only Boulevard and Fernway can accommodate additional chairs up to the maximum capacity by request.
Do I need to check-in?
Please check in with first floor staff at the desk to unlock your reserved room.
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. Please see meeting room descriptions at Main Library Meeting Rooms and Community Room (Bertram Woods Branch) for specific details of equipment in each space.
What If I Need to Make a Change to My Reservation?
Contact the Administrative Services Associate 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.