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Please be aware that groups may not charge admission, solicit, or require donations for their meetings. No products or services may be promoted, solicited, or sold.

The Elmhurst Public Library has meeting rooms for Library-sponsored meetings or programs. Community groups may use meeting rooms when such use will not interfere with the primary functions of the Library. To reserve a room you must have an Elmhurst Public Library card in good standing.

The following groups may use meeting rooms for cultural, civic, and informal educational purposes:

  • Library-related groups
  • Elmhurst governmental organizations
  • Elmhurst not-for-profit organizations or corporations
  • Elmhurst non-business-related local clubs or organizations
  • Meetings of Elmhurst businesses ($25 fee per meeting)

Meetings shall not hinder the public’s use of the Library in any way. Examples of such disruptions include, but are not limited to:

  • Excessive size or noise
  • Excessive technology assistance
  • Activity outside the meeting room
  • Any other disturbance that violates the Public Conduct Policy

Meeting rooms may be reserved up to 90 days in advance. Room requests will be reviewed within 24 hour on standard business days (Monday-Friday). Weekend requests will be reviewed on Mondays.

Rooms are available:

Monday–Friday 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. and 5 – 8:30 p.m.
Saturday……………… 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday………………… 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Groups may arrive at the meeting room up to 15 minutes before the meeting begins and must leave the room at their scheduled end time. All meeting rooms must be vacated 15 minutes prior to closing time.

Reservations are held 30 minutes after the start time.

Read the entire Meeting Room Use Policy (3.14).

Meeting Room Application

Virtual Meeting Rooms are also available.

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Room Capacity: Auditorium Capacity: Classroom Capacity: Conference

Gathering Room

20 16
Features: 80-inch Interactive Touchscreen • DVD/Blu-Ray • USB Hookup • Apple TV • Laptop Connectivity • 6 Movable Tables

Kossmann Room

45 20 16
Features: 90-inch Screen • DVD/Blu-Ray • USB Hookup • Apple TV • Video Conferencing • Laptop Connectivity

Large Meeting Room

45  20 20
Features: Hi-def Projection System • 80-inch Interactive Touchscreen • DVD/Blu-Ray • USB Hookup • Apple TV • Video Conferencing • Laptop Connectivity

Meeting Room A

45  20 20
Features: Hi-def Projection System • DVD/Blu-Ray • USB Hookup • Apple TV • Video Conferencing • Laptop Connectivity

Meeting Room B

45 20 20
Features: 80-inch Interactive Touchscreen • DVD/Blu-Ray • USB Hookup • Apple TV • Video Conferencing • Laptop Connectivity

Group Study Rooms (13)

Features vary- see Study Room page for information on each room

Meeting room questions? Call (630) 279-8696 or email meetingrooms@elmlib.org.


Updated March 29, 2023


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