Meeting Room Use
The Dickinson Memorial Library offers two rooms for use by community groups. The meeting rooms may be used by non-profit community groups or organizations devoted to education, cultural, civic and recreational activities. Although usage is open to all such groups, preference is given to Northfield-based organizations.
- Meeting room use must be approved and scheduled through the Library Director.
- The meeting rooms are available during regular library hours or through prior arrangements, when the Library is closed.
- There will be no use of any part of the building other than the designated meeting area.
- One person must be designated to accept responsibility for the Library while the group is using the building.
- Upon leaving, all lights must be turned off, doors locked and utilities and climate control returned to normal night settings.
- The key must be returned within one working day of the completion of the meeting
- All meetings must be open to the public. Private parties by invitation only are not permitted.
- All groups using the meeting rooms are responsible for the care and cleanup of the rooms and must agree to pay for any damage.
- State law prohibits smoking or use alcohol in public buildings.
- Use of the library's meeting rooms does not constitute an endorsement of an organization's policies or beliefs. No advertisements or announcements implying such endorsement will be permitted.
- There is no charge for the use of the meeting room, but donations to the Friends of the Library are always appreciated.