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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. Rooms are equipped with LCD projector, podium, microphones & DVD player.

Fees and Charges
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.

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.



      Meeting Room Policies

      Josette Jordan
      Email: jjordan@acpl.info
      Phone: (260) 421-1274

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

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 84 72 No charge $30 $30
Meeting Room B 70 35 24 No charge $20 $20
Meeting Room C 120 64 72 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 220 No charge $200 $200
Miscellaneous Fees
Housekeeping $20/hour          
Security $50/hour after hours events or events that serve alcohol
AV Technician $40/hour          
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