Reserve a Library Meeting Room

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​Salem Public Library has six​ meeting rooms available for rent to both public and private groups. Rooms vary by size, function, and cost. Meeting room reservations are made online​ or through the Library Administration Office. See the Library’s meeting room policy​​ for more information.

Reserve a room


Rooms and equipment

​Room and location Capacity information​​​​ Standard rates AV equipment

Loucks Auditorium
Main Library
Floor 2

  • Fixed theater seating for 273​
  • Two reserved seating areas designed for wheelchair accessibility
  • Maximum stage capacity: 49
$50/hour
  • DVD player
  • HDMI-ready projector
  • 168 ft.​ retractable screen
  • Up to 5 wired microphones

Anderson Rooms A & B
Main Library
Floor 1

  • Seats up to 80 people with easy-to-move stacking chairs and rolling tables
$40/hour
  • DVD player
  • HDMI-ready projector
  • Retractable screen
  • Up to 5 wired microphones

Anderson Room A​
Main Library
Floor 1

  • Seats up to 40 people with easy-to-move stacking chairs and rolling tables
$20/hour
  • Coming soon!

Anderson Room B
Main Library
Floor 1

  • Seats up to 40 people with easy-to-move stacking chairs and rolling tables
$20/hour
  • DVD player
  • HDMI-ready projector
  • Retractable screen
  • Up to 5 wired microphones

Plaza Room
Main Library
Floor 1

  • Seats up to 18 people at a fixed conference table
$10/hour
  • Coming soon!

Conference Room
Main Library
Floor 2

  • Seats up to 8 people at a fixed conference table
$10/hour
  • Wall-mounted LCD TV 
  • Conference table with integrated AV inputs

WSBL Meeting Room

West Salem Branch Library
  • Seats up to 12 people at a fixed conference table
$10/hour
  • Wall-mounted LCD TV
  • Conference table with integrated AV inputs​​​​​​​​​​

​How to submit a request

Online

You can submit a request online at any time. Select the Submit a Room Request button at the top of the page. Once you submit your request, you will receive an automated email letting you know your request was received.

In person or by phone

Reservations can also be made in person or by phone. Please contact the Administration Office.

Confirmation

Once you submit your request, you will receive a confirmation email with payment details within 72 hours. Please note that your reservation is not complete until you receive this confirmation email.

Reservation requests may be submitted no more than 90 days in advance of the requested event date. Salem Public Library is also not able to accommodate requests received fewer than 72 hours in advance.

Include setup and tear-down time

Requests must include any setup and tear-down time you will need for your event. The Salem Public Library does not provide equipment or furniture setup, cleaning, or technology troubleshooting services for room reservations.

Payments

Payment details will be included in your confirmation email.

You can pay reservation fees at the Check Out Desk on Floor 2 of the Main Library or by mailing a check to the Main Library. Make checks payable to Salem Public Library. At this time, Salem Public Library is unable to take payments over the phone or online.

All reservation fees must be paid in full by 4:00 p.m. on the day before the reservation occurs. If payment is not received by this time, your reservation may be canceled, and you may be charged a percentage of any outstanding fees.

When you arrive for your reservation

When you arrive, you can head straight to the room you have reserved. It will be unlocked and ready for you upon arrival.

Cleaning policy

All meeting room users must leave the facilities in clean condition. All rooms are equipped with basic cleaning supplies. If rooms are not left in clean condition, Salem Public Library can assess a minimum cleaning fee of $25. Meeting room users will be charged at cost if facilities or equipment are damaged.

Cancellations

Please contact the Library’s Administration Office to change or cancel your reservation.

Contact us

Library Meeting Room Administration
Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
585 Liberty ST SE RM 317
Salem OR 97301
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