Reserve a Room

La Porte County Public Library (LPCPL) provides access to meeting and study room facilities in support of its mission to be the center of community life. Rooms are available on equal terms to all persons, regardless of their race, sex, color, age, beliefs, affiliations, or other protected characteristics or status.

Room Location Occupancy Fee if applicable
Coolspring Meeting Room 30 $35
Coolspring Study Room A 4 N/A
Coolspring Study Room B 4 N/A
Fish Lake Meeting Room 20 $25
Hanna Meeting Room 20 $25
Main Meeting Room B (Lrg) 76 $50
Main Meeting Room A (Sm) 16 $25 (no kitchenette)
Main Study Room A 4 N/A
Main Study Room B 8 N/A
Main Study Room C 4 N/A
Rolling Prairie Meeting Room 30 $35
Rolling Prairie Study Room A 4 N/A
Rolling Prairie Study Room B 4 N/A

Meeting & Study rooms may be reserved by

  • Non-profit, educational, government, or community organizations and businesses conducting training or peer-to-peer networking may use the rooms free of charge.
  • Groups using the meeting rooms for social events, showers, birthdays, direct sales parties, etc., will be charged a room use fee, payable in advance (See below.) Food and drink is allowed. The serving and consumption of alcoholic beverages is prohibited.
  • Study Rooms may not be used for social events.
  • Business outside of the library’s taxing district will be charged a room use fee of $100, payable in advance.

Room Use

  • Meeting rooms can be booked up to six months in advance and no more than two bookings at a time.

  • Study rooms can be reserved up to 4 hours at a time and 8 weeks in advance.

  • Adults over the age of 18 are able to book meeting rooms. The adult booking the room must be present to check in and is the responsible party.

  • Study rooms may be reserved by people ages 14 and older. The person booking the room must be present to check in and is the responsible party.
  • To ensure equitable access, the number of room bookings per group/individual may be limited to the following:
  • Groups/Individuals may use the meeting and study rooms on regular open days during regular open hours and be vacated 15 minute prior to the time the library closes.
  • The number of attendees may not exceed the posted room capacity.
  • The Library reserves the right to re-assign rooms based on group size or to cancel reservations. All technical support is the responsibility of the group. If assistance is needed to connect to the audiovisual equipment provided, a basic training session may be scheduled with a library staff member prior to the meeting.
  • If you are planning to show a movie during your meeting, check here to see if the Library’s public performance license includes the film you’ll be showing.
  • Admission may not be charged; collections or donations may not be accepted
  • The Library’s Code of Conduct policy applies to use of rooms. Meetings shall conform to to all local, state and federal laws.

Please review the full policy here before reserving a room.

Still have questions? Click here for FAQs or call 219-362-6156, option 1.

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Phone: (219) 362-6156
Email: help@laportelibrary.org

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