Empire Room Use and Policy Guide
In keeping with the Library’s mission to offer a welcoming place for community interactions, the Dormann Library Empire Room is available for use by community groups for informational, educational or cultural meetings and programs when not needed for library purposes. Use of this room does not imply endorsement by the library staff or Trustees of the viewpoints presented.
The Library Board encourages the widest possible use of the Empire Room by government agencies and nonprofit community groups as long as this use does not interfere with the normal functions of the library.
No group will be guaranteed exclusive right to a specific day or meeting time.
Occupancy is limited by local code and library usage.
State law and the Board of Trustees prohibit smoking anywhere on library property.
The Library Director and/or Board of Trustees reserve the right to deny any use request.
The person making the request must complete the application form and pay all applicable fees.
Not for Profits that are open to the public and do not charge for their meeting: $0
Not for Profits that are not open to the public and/or charge for their meeting: $15 per hour
For Profits: $30 per hour
If bringing food or beverages (except water), there is a $15 cleaning charge.
That person (or his/her representative) will be responsible for monitoring for compliance of acceptable behavior, be responsible for clean-up, report any damage and make sure the room/library is secure, if after hours.
Room set-up and return to pre-meeting status is the responsibility of the meeting group. Any damage or excessive cleaning will be charged to the group.
NO supplies are provided. Any supplies brought in must be properly disposed of or removed. A garbage receptacle will be provided.
Parking is available but the group should use no more than 20 parking spaces. IF YOU NEED MORE THAN 20 PARKING SPACES, PLEASE PARK ACROSS THE STREET BY THE RAILROAD TRACKS.