The Meeting Room may be rented to civic, cultural, educational, religious and philanthropic organizations and groups. Political groups may use rooms for non-partisan or bi-partisan programs. The library reserves the right of first usage.
The Library Director has the authority to grant or refuse permission for use of a room if there is a question as to the objectives and activities of the group or individual making the request. A group who has reserved a room may be displaced up to two weeks prior to a meeting if the room is needed for a library function.
Charges for the use of meeting room have been determined by the Library Director with the approval of the Brownsville Public Library Advisory Board and the City Commission. Meeting room charges and fees are listed below.
Fees are assessed on two-hour time periods.
The application form with all fees and deposits, must be submitted at least one week in advance but no more than ninety (90) days in advance. The representative making arrangements for the meeting room must have a valid library card.
Scheduled hours of use include setup, meeting and cleanup time. No meeting may be scheduled on a city holiday.
Light refreshments may be served in connection with a meeting. No alcoholic beverages of any kind are permitted on the library premises. No food preparation will be allowed. The room must be left clean. Notification of cancellation must be made 24 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting or fee will be forfeited.