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Sparta Carnegie Township Library

Rules that apply to the use of the meeting room:

Application for the use of the meeting room must be in writing by the group representative on the official form obtained at the library or downloaded from our website.  Applications for room request must be made at least 1 week prior to the date of the meeting.  A 24-hour notice is needed if you cancel a meeting.  Two (2) "No Shows" will result in the remainder of your reservations canceled

Activities sponsored or co-sponsored by the library shall have first preference in use of the facilities.

Meeting must be held during regular library hours, or by special permission from the Library Director, in which case the Library Board will be notified of special permission.

Final authority for determining eligibility of any group will rest with Library Director.

Groups may use the room on a limited basis only.  Long-term usage by any group will be permitted upon permission from the Library Director, in which case the Library Board will be notified of special permission.

Smoking/vaping is not allowed in the library or the meeting room.  Groups must comply with the safety regulations, state laws and building regulations.

Cost of damages to the building, furnishings and equipment beyond normal wear must be paid by the group having reservations at such time.

A responsible adult must make reservations and be present at all times to enforce discipline and building regulations for any youth group.

Groups may use the kitchen facilities in the meeting room including coffee (Keurig)  maker, but must provide their own coffee pods, food and other supplies.

Groups are responsible for cleaning up and leaving the meeting room and bathrooms in the order in which found.  Removal of large amounts of trash are the responsibility of your group.  The library will do normal housekeeping duties.

Gambling, raffles, lotteries and the use of alcoholic beverages and drugs are prohibited by law.  The building will not be used for any unlawful purpose.

The use of open flame such as lighted matches, candles, etc. are forbidden.  Electrical extensions and decorations must be flameproof.

The use of red/purple punch is prohibited in meeting room.

The Sparta Township Library assumes no responsibility, financial or otherwise, for accidents or injuries sustained by individuals or groups using the facilities.

The conference room is available for use by Library Staff and Library Board Members at No Charge (at the discretion of the Library Director and/or Library Board).