Group Study Rooms Policy

Large and Small Group Study Rooms Policy
Meeting Rooms are reserved for Library and City programs, and when available, for use by the public. Public use is limited to community/non-profit organizations or businesses for noncommercial purposes. No group or organization shall be denied space because of any reason protected by the Maine Human Rights Act or the beliefs or affiliations of its members. Failure to comply with the following guidelines may results in the suspension of a group’s privilege to use any Library meeting space.

Eligibility Guidelines and Conditions
There is 1 large group study room with a maximum capacity of 10 people and 2 small group study rooms with a maximum capacity of 4 people. The group study rooms are all located on the second floor. Groups must clean up and place all trash and recycling in appropriate receptacles, and leave the room in the condition it was found.

Groups may use the meeting rooms during the following hours: Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-7:45 p.m., Fridays 9 a.m.-4:45 p.m., and Saturdays 9 a.m.-11:45 a.m. The room is not available on Sundays, holidays, and any other time when the library is closed. Groups (other than library related) may not reserve rooms for meetings on an ongoing basis.

The library is not responsible for equipment, supplies, materials or personal belongings owned by the group or an individual used in the library.

The following uses are not permitted: Meeting rooms may not be used to make sales, enter into contracts, advertise or promote products or services or exchange money or other property of value. Consumption of food and alcoholic beverages are prohibited throughout the library.

Technology Needs
The large group study room has a 40” Samsung Smart TV and wifi access.

Reservations
Reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis, daily at the Adult Reference Desk, for up to 3 hours.