4004 Meeting Room Use

Purpose
In keeping with the library system’s service priority: Residents will have safe and welcoming physical places to meet and interact with others; the Flathead County Library System provides public meeting space in the Main Library. The meeting room is available primarily to support library programs and functions that further the work of the library and by local community groups and organizations. This policy ensures that FCLS meeting rooms are available for gatherings, the primary purpose or nature of which is civic, cultural, educational and/or of community-interest. In accordance with the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights and its interpretation pertaining to meeting rooms, the library does not limit use of the meeting room based on the subject matter or content of the meeting or on the beliefs or affiliations of the meeting’s sponsors.

How to Reserve a Meeting Room
The meeting room may be scheduled through the Business Office at 758-5821, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. The contact person must sign an agreement form before the meeting room will be scheduled. This person shall assume responsibility for the group’s use of the room. You must accept the meeting room rules in order to reserve a room.

The Following Rules govern the use of the FCLS Meeting Room:

Failure to comply with the FCLS meeting room rules will result in withdrawal of room reservation privileges.

Liability

Branch Meeting Space

Revised: 10/22/87
Revised: 9/16/93
Revised: 1/28/99
Revised and adopted: 5/27/2010
Revised: 4/28/2011
Revised: 9/25/13

Al Logan, Chair
Flathead County Library System Board of Trustees

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