Meeting Room Use

The Crete Public Library District offers several different meeting rooms for public use. Please read our Meeting Room Policy carefully, including the Group Eligibility and Meeting Room Fees sections, before requesting use of the meeting rooms. Please note that the library does not provide set-up/take-down services or refreshments. Room users are responsible for setting the room up and leaving it in the condition in which they found it.

Once you have reviewed the Policy, please down load,  fill out a Meeting Room Application Form, and bring the form to the library. You must fill out this form and bring it in before you may request use of the rooms.

 

Rooms Available

Large Meeting Room
Seating: Ability to arrange room auditorium-style or classroom-style. Max. occupancy: 90
A/V Equipment: Projector, DVD/Blu-ray player, wired microphone, and podium. Presenters are expected to bring their own laptop to use with the library’s projector system, which can accommodate VGA and HDMI connections.
Additional: Mini-kitchen with sink and refrigerator.

 

Audrey DeMuth Community Room
Seating: Ability to arrange room auditorium-style or classroom-style. Max. occupancy: 45
A/V Equipment: Projector, DVD/Blu-ray player, and podium. Presenters are expected to bring their own laptop to use with the library’s projector system, which can accommodate VGA and HDMI connections.

 

Board Room (Small Meeting Room)
Seating: Conference table seating only. Max. occupancy: 14
A/V Equipment: None

 

Marian Engel Study Room
Seating: Table and chairs accommodate 6-8 people comfortably. Max. occupancy: 10
A/V Equipment: None

 

Group Eligibility

The meeting rooms are available for use by the following groups:

Type I
Library-related meetings and programs sponsored or co-sponsored by the library, including Friends of the Crete Public Library, the Crete Library Foundation, and library organizations such as RAILS, SWAN, ATLAS, ALA, and LACONI.

Type II
Predominately* library district residents. 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations, civic service organizations, governmental agencies or units, then social organizations such as church, homeowners, educational, scouts, baseball, and other clubs whose intent is not on making a profit. Also included are study groups, literacy tutoring, exam proctoring, and AARP tax assistance.

Type III
Other non-profits and commercial/profit-making groups located within the Crete Public Library District.

Type IV
Non-library district non-profit groups and commercial/profit-making groups.

*Predominately = 50% of participants are residents of the Crete Public Library District. The library reserves the right to request a membership roster.

Except for library or library-related groups, the meeting room may not be reserved for social gatherings such as receptions, showers, birthday parties, dances, etc., or for fundraising.

 

Fee Structure

Fee structures are based on group eligibility and room type. Fees must be paid in full before use of room. Groups that do not pay will not be allowed to use the room.

 Type IType IIType IIIType IV
Large RoomNo FeeNo Fee$20.00/hr.$30.00/hr.
Community RoomNo FeeNo Fee$15.00/hr.$25.00/hr.
Board RoomNo FeeNo Fee$10.00/hr.$15.00/hr.
Study RoomNo FeeNo Fee$10.00/hr.$15.00/hr.

 

Forms

Meeting Room Policy
Meeting Room Application Form