Nonprofit organizations may apply to use the Meeting Room when it is not in use for library-sponsored activities. The library does not charge for use of the room, but we welcome donations to help defray operating costs.
- Priority will be given to Webster-based organizations
- Request forms must be submitted by an adult (18 years or older) from the requesting organization at least two weeks but not more than three months in advance of the date being requested.
- The room can accommodate up to 70 people.
- Groups may use the room four times in a calendar year.
- Groups may not charge an admission fee or solicit contributions unless prior approval has been granted by the library's Board of Trustees.
- By accepting a group's application, the library in no way endorses the group, the program content, or ideas represented by the group.
- Final decisions regarding room use rest with the library's Director and Board of Trustees.
- Individuals and groups using the Meeting Room are required to abide by the library's Rules of Conduct and Meeting Space Use Policy.
- Publicity for events must identify the sponsoring organization and state that there is no admission charge.
- Groups are welcome to offer light refreshments such as coffee and cookies, but no meals may be prepared in the building. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited.
- The member of the organization requesting the room will be directly responsible for any damage caused by the group.
- The room may only be used when the library is open, and groups must vacate the room at least 30 minutes before the library closes.
- The group using the room is responsible for setting it up and then leaving the room in order.
- The library is not responsible for articles left in any part of the building.
- The Reference Desk (ext. 6132) should be notified as soon as possible if the room is not needed.
Reserving a Room
- To reserve a room you must do it online by going to the calendar.
- Once there, find the date of your event on the calendar and click it.
- Click on the times for the duration of your meeting. Select continue and fill out the information. Once submitted it will be submitted for approval.
- Applicants will be notified whether their applications are accepted or denied.