Reserve a room
Frequently Asked questions
Can I begin my meeting before the Library opens or end it after the Library is closed?
No. All meetings must be held during regular operating hours.
Can I bring food to my meeting?
Yes, customers may bring in certain kinds of food and covered beverages. Here are some guidelines for the types of food that are allowed in meeting rooms. If you have questions, call us at (573) 796-2642.
Examples of allowable food and beverages (This is not a comprehensive list.):
Prepacked snacks such as granola bars, chips, and cookies
Donuts and pastries
Canned soft drinks
Coffee in cardboard packaging or insulated carafe
Trays of meats, cheeses, fruits and vegetables
Examples of prohibited food and beverages (This is not a comprehensive list.):
Anything requiring a heating element (i.e. crockpot, hotplate, sterno, percolator)
Gallons or bottles of juice, tea, or soft drinks
Buffets and potlucks
Can I sell products or charge people to come to a training?
No. All meetings held in Library conference rooms must be free and the sale of goods and services are prohibited.
Do I have to pay to use a meeting room?
No, there is no charge for meeting room use.
How do I reserve a room?
Library meeting rooms are available on a first come, first serve basis. Non-profit, for profit, and community organizations may reserve rooms up to 90 days in advance. Individuals wishing to have a private meeting may not reserve rooms in advance, but can use space as a walk in.
Reservations can be made through the Library’s website a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the meeting. Use of the room will be confirmed when official confirmation is received by the meeting organizer. Confirmation will be sent to the meeting organizer within 24 hours of receipt or on the next business day.
Telephone reservations must be made a minimum of 24 hours in advance. Reservations can be made over the phone by calling (573) 796-2642.
Same day reservations can be made only as a walk in.
How far in advance can I reserve a meeting room?
Reservations are accepted inside a 90-day window.
How often can I use a Library meeting room?
You may use Library meeting rooms 6 times per year.
May I hang things on meeting room walls?
Only self adhesive 3M flip chart sheets are allowed to be attached to the walls. You may not use thumbtacks, tape, or other adhesives to attach visual aids to meeting room walls.