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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library is closed until further notice. Physical materials that are checked out are not due until we reopen.

Reserve a Meeting Room

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the library building is closed until further notice. We will be unable to accept any meeting room reservations at this time. Thank you for your patience and understanding.


The Glen Ellyn Public Library’s first floor North and South meeting rooms are designed for groups of eight or more. For groups of less than eight, please consider using the Shakespeare Room or a Study Room.

Reservation requests must be submitted 48 hours prior to the requested date. Reservations will be confirmed or denied within five days. Please review our Room Reservation Policy before requesting a reservation.

Groups may request up to 12 reservations for a meeting room per calendar year as outlined in the room reservation schedule.

Request a Reservation

Before you reserve a meeting room, please review our Meeting Room Contract. If you agree to the terms of the contract, you can reserve a room

Please have the following information available.

  • Meeting date
  • Group name
  • Profit or non-profit
  • Preferred room layout
  • Number of attendees expected. Groups larger than 40 people must reserve both rooms to comply with fire code. If your group exceeds your estimated attendance, you may incur additional fees and the meeting may be canceled if the needed space is not available.

Rental Fees *

Library Card Status of Organization’s Contact Person Non-Profit Organizations For-Profit Organizations Group Size 40 or More
GEPL Cardholder $0 $0 $40
No GEPL Card $20 $40 $60

* Rental Fees are due prior to the meeting date and can be paid online after your reservation has been approved by contacting our Meeting Room Coordinator.

Additional Fees

Failure to Vacate Room Before Library Closes Fire Code Violation (Exceeding Room Max. of Persons) Cleanup Fee
$25 $15 $40

Capacities

Room Setup North Meeting Room South Meeting Room Combined
Board Room 16 16 32
Chairs in Circle 20 20 40
Classroom 30 20 60
Empty Room 40 30 80
Meeting Room 24 24 48
Theater 36 27 63
U-Shape 12-14 12-14 30