Meeting Room

Meeting Room Use Guidelines

Reservations for meeting room space are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Library sponsored programs will have preference.

Purposes and Scheduling

No group may consider the library its permanent meeting place or use the library as its mailing address.

The library facilities may not be used for Government or Political issues. Religious worship, religious exercise or instruction or for the support of any religious establishment.

Meetings will conform to the scheduled operating hours of the library.

Groups using the library meeting rooms must not use advertising or publicity which imply that their programs are sponsored, co-sponsored or approved by the library.

The applicant is responsible for discipline and reasonable care of the room.

The applicant will be held responsible for any damage, and the condition of the room after its use, e.g., chairs stacked, utensils washed, kitchenette cleaned. Failure to do so may result in denial of future use of the room.

The Grace M. Pickens Public Library director has the authority to accept, renew, or reject requests for use of the room under the established policy.

There shall be no interference with the use of the library by its patrons, e.g., noise, overcrowding of library or parking lot.

The library will not provide storage for any group.

The Grace M. Pickens Public Library is a smoke free facility.

The Library Manager may ask that meetings of youth groups have an adult in attendance.

Notify a library staff member if a meeting must be cancelled.

Equipment and Refreshments

It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide necessary equipment if it is not available at the library.

Refreshments may be served, provided proper care is given to clean-up after the meeting. Alcoholic beverages may not be served or consumed on library property.


Failure to Comply

Failure to comply with the Meeting Room Use Policy and Guidelines and Rules will result in withdrawal of meeting room use privileges.