Meeting Room Reservation FAQ

Request a Meeting Room Reservation



How do I reserve a meeting room?
Most library locations have meeting rooms that can be reserved for free. If you are 18 years or older, you can make a meeting room reservation using our online reservation service when meeting room use resumes. Please review our meeting room policy before requesting a reservation.


Which library locations offer a meeting room that my group or organization can book?
All library locations EXCEPT Discoveries: the Library at the Mall, Glen Burnie Library, and Riviera Beach Library offer at least one meeting room for public use. You can see a complete list of available locations and rooms here


Is my group or organization eligible to use the meeting room?

Any group or organization may book the library meeting rooms for meetings, trainings, conferences, classes, information sessions and other approved uses. Meeting rooms may not be used for purely social activities such as parties or entertainment, for fundraising, nor for commercial activities involving sales or financial transactions. All events in the meeting room must be open to the public.


How far in advance may I schedule a meeting room?
Meeting rooms will reopen for public use on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Bookings can be made up to 60 days in advance using our online reservation system. A new booking date will open each day at 10 am. To book a meeting room within the next 48 hours, please call or visit a library location.


When are library meeting rooms available for booking?
Meeting room bookings will reopen to the public on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Booking requests may be made up to 60 days in advance using our online reservation system. Meeting rooms will be available during library operating hours and all groups must vacate the room 15 minutes prior to closing time. Library meeting rooms may be unavailable at times due to library programming and meetings that have been scheduled in the meeting room.  


Can I use the meeting room before my scheduled time to set up?
The meeting room can only be used within your scheduled time. When booking the meeting room, please be sure to allow for time to set up, restore the room to order, and vacate within your reserved time.


How often may a group use a meeting room?
Groups are limited to one meeting per month, per location.


Do you have a list of meeting room descriptions that include their size, furniture, and equipment?
Yes, information about meeting rooms at all branches can be found on our online reservation service.


Where can I find your meeting room policy?


How can I cancel or revise my meeting room reservation?

Meeting room cancellations can be made via the link in your confirmation email or by calling a library branch. To revise your reservation, please call a library branch for assistance.