Meeting Room Policy

Forest-Jackson Public Library Meeting Room Use

Meeting room space in the Forest-Jackson Public Library, when not needed by the Library, is available to groups, both public and private, without regard to race, religion, creed or national origin who are engaged in educational, cultural, intellectual, or charitable activities.

The Library does not advocate or endorse the viewpoints of any group or individual.  Meeting room use shall not be publicized in such a way as to imply Library sponsorship.


The Library is not liable for injuries to people or damage to property or organizations using the meeting rooms.

The use of illegal drugs, alcoholic beverages, or tobacco are prohibited on Library premises.

The meeting room must be booked by a responsible adult (21 or older).  This person shall assure full responsibility for any injury or damage to Library property, building, furnishings or equipment that result from their use of the facility.  In addition, this person is responsible for seeing that the room is returned to its original condition.

A fee of $35 will be assessed when applicable.  Payment for individual meetings is to be made in advance.

A $25 deposit is required.  The deposit where will be returned after inspection of the room and the key is returned.

Children must not be left unattended in the Library while their parents or caregivers attend a meeting.

The key to the rear entrance of the meeting room may be obtained from the Library Director by a responsible adult.  Arrangements should be made with the Director for key return.

Hours for meeting room use will be limited to Library hours unless approved by the Director.

The name, address or phone number of the Forest-Jackson Public Library may not be used as the official address or headquarters of any organization except those affiliated with the Library.

Refreshments may be served.  No beverages with red food coloring should be used.  Garbage must be bagged and put in the dumpster behind library & post office.

Library personnel are not available to set up the room.


Date needed________________Time needed________________Group Leader___________________


Group Leader Address_______________________________________Phone____________________




Our group agrees to comply with the rules listed.



Group Leader’s signature                                                       Date

                                                                                                                                                Updated 04/16/2010