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Wednesday, February 28, 2024  |  9 am – 9 pm

Monday – Thursday: 9 am – 9 pm
Friday: 9 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
Sunday: 1 – 5 pm

Meeting Rooms

Information about study rooms and reservable spaces at the library.


Reservation requests must be submitted 48 hours prior to the requested date. Reservations will be confirmed or denied within five days.

Groups may request up to 12 reservations for a meeting room per calendar year which may be scheduled according to the room reservation schedule.

Before you reserve a meeting room, please review the Study Room and Reservable Space Usage Guidelines and 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.


Meeting room photo

Shakespeare Room

  • can accommodate up to 10 people
  • reservations are for two hours
  • has a large conference table with Smart TV and HDMI connections
  • one reservation per week
  • no fee
  • same day or next day reservations by phone or in person at the 2nd Floor Information Desk
  • advance reservations
  • the person who reserves the room must check in at the 2nd Floor Information Desk within 15 minutes of the reservation time or the reservation may not be honored

For same day or next day reservations, please call the 2nd Floor Information Desk. For reservations two days or more in the future, please reserve online or contact the Meeting Room Coordinator.


Library Card Status of Organization’s Contact Person North or South
Non-Profit Organizations
North or South
For-Profit Organizations
North & South (Combined)
Any Organization
GEPL Cardholder $0 $0 $40
No GEPL Card $20 $40 $60

Fees are due prior to the meeting date and can be paid online after your reservation has been approved by contacting the 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

Room Setup North Meeting Room South Meeting Room Combined
Board Room 16 16 28
Chairs in Circle 20 15 35
Classroom 18 12 30
Empty Room 40 30 80
Meeting Room 24 24 48
Theater 36 27 63
U-Shape 12-14 12-14 30

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