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The Hillsdale Community Library offers it's meeting room(s) to public groups wishing to present programs or hold meetings which serve the communities needs. Please call 437-6470 to reserve the room. There is a fee for the use of the room.

Rules applying to all meetings.

  1. Groups using the rooms agree not to hold responsible the Hillsdale Community Library, the City of Hillsdale, its agents and representatives, from any and all suits, actions, claims, or demands arising from injuries to people or damage to or loss of property belonging to the organizations using the meeting rooms.
  2. Smoking, alcoholic beverages and any illegal substances are not permitted on library property.
  3. Each group is responsible for setting up tables, chairs, furniture and any equipment prior to the meeting and for returning all library property to its designated location at the close of the meeting.
  4. The group is responsible for leaving the room in a clean and orderly condition and will be billed for any damage to the room as a result of the group's use.
  5. Eating and drinking in the main rooms of the library is strictly forbidden. Any group wishing to serve light refreshments must provide its own utensils for serving and preparation. Articles of food and drink must be consumed in the meeting room so designated and not carried into the halls, restroom or the library proper.
  6. Advanced notice of 24 hours must be given the library in the event a scheduled meeting is to be cancelled and payment must be received 24 hours in advance.
  7. Meetings must comply with the "Open Meetings Act" as it applies to the group.
  8. Granting the use of its meeting rooms does not imply endorsement or approval of the group, the meeting, or the ideas presented at the meeting by the library, its board and its employees, or the City of Hillsdale.
  9. This policy is subject to review and modification when deemed necessary by the Hillsdale Community Library Board at its sole discretion.

Adopted 5/17/2012