Community Room

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  • Friends Room Policy:
    • The policy for the Friends of the Henry County Library meeting room is as follows:
      • Library-sponsored activities are given priority in scheduling the use of the room.
      • The name and address of the library cannot be used as the official address of any user organization.
      • The Friends room is available by reservation to groups from Henry County or groups who are providing services to residents of Henry County.  Any group or individual using the Friends room to host a for-profit event must pay a $50.00 rental fee. Staff permission is required to change the thermostat.
      • Reservations for using the meeting room must be made in advance either over the phone, via e-mail, via the Henry County Library website, or in person at the Reference desk. The reservation must include the name of the organization, the time period desired, and the name and telephone number of a contact person.
      • The capacity of the room is 50.  Nothing is to be attached to the walls or ceiling.
      • The person signing the reservation form is responsible for checking the restroom to determine that the trashcan is left empty and the toilet flushed, all trash is placed in the dumpster and all furniture is returned to its normal position. The key is to be returned to the Reference desk if the library is open and placed in the book drop if the library is closed.  An attendance form MUST be filled out and returned with the keys.  There is a $10.00 per day overdue charge for not returning the keys.
      • The person signing the reservation form is responsible for any damage to the room or contents.  All spills must be taken care of immediately.  Any damages to the room or contents must be reported immediately. No equipment or items that may damage the room or leave permanent stains are allowed.
      • Children’s groups may use the Friends room provided they are supervised by at least one (1) adult for every ten (10) children.
      • Smoking or the use of any type of alcohol is not allowed in the building at any time.
      • The Director is authorized to deny permission to use the Friends room to any group that is disorderly, objectionable, or in any way or violates these regulations.
      • Storage facilities will not be provided to any organization.