Read the Oak Lawn Public Library Board Policy for Use of Community Meeting Rooms thoroughly before submitting your meeting room reservation request.
To apply click here:
Be prepared to state the name of the organization, the purpose of the meeting, the number of persons expected to attend, and the dates and time you would like to reserve the meeting room. You must also provide a contact name, e-mail address and mailing address, and phone number.
The Library requires a minimum of ten days to process an application. Rooms can be reserved up to 120 days in advance.
Applications are approved on a first-come, first-served basis.
Payment of any applicable fees for use by non-residents and groups/organizations not based in Oak Lawn is required for confirmation of the reservation date(s).
Make sure you reserve adequate time for your meeting. For instance, if you plan to begin your program/meeting at 7 p.m. and need time to set up, book the room for 6 p.m. or 6:30 p.m.
Remember that you must vacate the room 15 minutes before the library closes.
Don't wait too long to reserve a meeting room. The Library's meeting rooms are heavily used and timeslots fill quickly. Plan ahead!
If you have any questions or concerns, contact the Public Relations Office at 708-422-4990.
Community Meeting Rooms
Oak Lawn Public Library Meeting Rooms are available to all community groups and organizations whose objectives are cultural, educational or civic in character. Please carefully read the Library Board Policy governing use of the Community Meeting Rooms.
Please Note: Effective Nov. 1, 2013 - Requesting a meeting room just got easier! The Library's lower level meeting rooms can now be reserved through an online room scheduling system. A link to reserve the rooms is located to the left on this page. Paper applications will no longer be accepted.
The Oak Lawn Public Library has three Community Meeting Rooms located on the lower level that are available for public use:
Two flexible walls separate the three rooms. They can be retracted to accommodate larger groups. Contact the Public Relations Office if you require space for more than 150 people.
The Library provides one room arrangement per room:
Use of the Community Meeting Rooms is free of charge for Oak Lawn residents and Oak Lawn based groups and organizations.
The Library will charge non-residents and organizations not based in Oak Lawn a non-refundable fee of $50 for each date that the Meeting Rooms are booked. The person(s) reserving the room is responsible for payment (check or credit card). Checks must be submitted no later than seven days after a submitted reservation.
Payment of the non-refundable fee is required for confirmation of the reservation date(s). Fees are non-negotiable.
Checks should be made payable to: Oak Lawn Public Library. Pay in person at the first floor Reception Booth or send your payment to:
Oak Lawn Public Library
Attn: Mtg. Room Reservations
9427 S. Raymond Ave.
Oak Lawn, IL 60453