The Library is not responsible for the content of meetings, programs or events held on the premises. Note: Sundays and Wednesdays are not available due to regularly scheduled library programming.
The use of the meeting room facilities does not constitute Library endorsement of the philosophies, practices or viewpoints of presenters, participants or attendees. Also, groups are responsible for restoring meeting rooms and pantry to the condition in which they were prior to the meeting.
If you agree to the policy, then press "Yes, I agree" below. The public meeting rooms of the Des Plaines Public Library are operated by the Library as a part of its community services as a limited public forum to provide for the informational, cultural, educational and recreational needs of the community. Library-related programs and meetings including Friends of the Library, Learn to Read. Meetings of nonprofit Des Plaines Community groups or organizations whose aims are educational, cultural, or civic in nature. Meetings of other nonprofit groups the majority of whose members are residents of Des Plaines.
Any usage of library space must be made within the context of local, state or federal laws or regulations.
Access may not be denied on the basis of race, religion, sex, age, national origin, or physical or mental disability.
Depending on the location, you may use a study room as long as you like, provided no one else is waiting.
In the case in which another person or group is waiting to use a study room, you are guaranteed one to two hours (depending on the Branch).Commercial – A meeting is considered commercial if: (i) any charges or fees are required in order to attend this meeting; (ii) goods or services are sold at or offered for sale at the meeting; or (iii) the meeting promotes a commercial enterprise.