Meeting Rooms and Community Tables

In order to book a Meeting Room or Community Table, you first have to create an account. Click here to create an account. You’ll need to provide your First Name, Last Name, Email, Password, and Phone Number. Once you create your account, you will receive a confirmation email. After you open the confirmation email, you can then log in and add your organization and request a reservation.

Click here to book a meeting room or community table.

Meeting Rooms

  • Are available for use by groups to the capacity of the room.
  • There is a $10 per use fee for non-profit or other community groups and a $25 per use fee for commercial (for-profit) groups. The library cannot accommodate private parties (including baby/wedding showers, birthday parties, family reunions, etc.).
  • Payment must be made within 7 days of the reservation date or the room will be released. Payments are non-refundable, except when the library has to close due to an emergency.
  • Groups may use the facilities (Meeting Rooms or Community Table) up to four times during any three month period.
  • Applications must be made using the library’s online reservation system.
  • A reservation may be made up to three months in advance.

Community Table

  • Is available for use by individuals or groups to provide information, raise funds or showcase a business.
  • Applications must be made using the library’s online reservation system.
  • Groups may use the facilities (Meeting Rooms or Community Table) up to four times during any three month period.
  • Applications must include the organization’s name, address in Beach Park, Winthrop Harbor or Zion, phone, email, and organization type.
  • A reservation may be made up to three months in advance.
  • The library will provide one table and two chairs.
  • The individual/group may provide table cover and a tabletop sign. All items and displays must be on top of the table and may not interfere with sight lines.
  • The table must be adequately staffed with up to two people.
  • No beverages may be sold.

Meeting Room and Community Table use may not  interfere with normal library activities or work. Read the Use of Facilities Policy and the Behavior Policy. If you need assistance with making a reservation, please call the library at 847.872.4680.