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Meeting Rooms


The Allen County Public Library has various facilities and meeting rooms that are available for public use at the main library and branches. Library facilities can accommodate a variety of activities, ranging from large events to small, informal meetings.
At the MAIN library, the library charges rental fees according to the classifications of usage defined below. Within these classifications, reservations are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

To reserve a meeting room at one of the branches contact the branch directly. Locations

Josette Jordan
Phone: (260) 421-1274

Check list before you call:
  1. Provide primary contact information:
  2. Name, phone number and email.
  3. How many people are attending your event?
  4. Date & time of your event.
  5. Name of your event.
  6. What class, either Class A, Class B or C.


Banquet Style
Banquet Style (6ft round tables)
Boardroom Style
Boardroom Style
Theater style
Theater Style
Classroom Style
Classroom Style

Charges & Fees

Room name Capacity (by set-up) Class A $/hour Class B $/hour Class C $/hour
Theater Classroom Banquet
Theater 230 n/a n/a No charge $100 $100
Meeting Room A 160 70 90 No charge $30 $30
Meeting Room B 70 35 24 No charge $20 $20
Meeting Room C 100 50 60 No charge $25 $25
Meeting Room ABC 378 200 200 No charge $75 $75
Classroom n/a 18 n/a $40 $75 $75
Great Hall n/a n/a 200 No charge $200 $200

Miscellaneous Fees
Housekeeping $20/hour
Security $50-$80/hour  (after hours events or events that serve alcohol)

AV Technician $40/hour  (includes audio, lighting, & sound management)


Class A

"A" rates apply to nonprofit groups and government agencies and departments for noncommercial use, (i.e., no admission fee, vendor fee and/or donation is requested or received). Events may or may not be open to the public and may occur during or outside of regular library operating hours.

Class B
"B" rates apply to nonprofit groups whose events or meetings involve admission fees, vendor fees, donations or a commercial use. Events may or may not be open to the public and may occur during or outside of regular library operating hours.

Class C 
"C" rates apply to businesses, private individuals or private groups. Admission or vendor fees may be collected and donations may be received during the events. Events may be held during or outside of regular Library operating hours. 
Examples of class "C" use include private parties, receptions, seminars or workshops.