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Meeting Room Rental Information

You may rent a meeting room at the Library for your group. There are three meeting rooms available: the Laros Room and Stacks Room on the second floor, and the Ground Floor Meeting Room, just across from the elevator. The capacity of the Laros Room is 49 and Stacks Room is 83, and the Ground Floor Meeting Room will hold up to 65, all audience style. The library has ample chairs and folding tables available as well as screens, a podium, ceiling mounted projectors in Laros and Ground Floor Meeting Room. Additionally, we will set up the rooms to your specifications. See Public Meeting Room Policies and Procedures for further details.

Rental fees for nonprofit groups, with proof of 501(c)(3) status and PA Sales Tax Exemption (who are not charging attendees a fee), is $30.00 for up to four hours, plus $7.50 per additional hour. For nonprofits without 501(c)(3) proof and PA Sales Tax Exemption (who are not charging attendees a fee), 6% PA Sales and Use Tax will be added to your rental fees.

All other groups, including for-profit business groups, nonprofit organizations that will be charging attendees a fee, and private parties – $ 100 for up to 4 hours, tax included. Each additional hour is $25, tax included.

To reserve a room you must fill-out, print and fax the online Meeting Room Application, call Administration at 610-867-3761 x262 or x222, or visit the Administration Department between 9 and 4:30 pm weekdays. Our fax number is 610-867-2767. Emails to sgattuso@bapl.org

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