All Pioneerland Library System locations are closed until further notice due to the governors stay at home order. Pioneerland Library System is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation as it unfolds. We will keep you informed of any additional changes in our operations as this situation continues.


Please do not return items to the libraries at this time. Due dates for all materials have been extended. You will not incur any fines.

MEETING ROOM USE – MEDIA CENTER

ORTONVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY

MEETING ROOM USE

  1. Meeting room use must be reserved with the staff at the Library prior to using.
  2. Library programs and events have first priority.
  3. All meetings are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  4. If you charge a fee for people to attend classes, you will be charged a fee of $30 for the use of the room.
  5. Group reserving room is responsible for:

a)       setup and taking down of tables and chairs—chairs are to be stacked along wall or put in carrier

b)      Checking bathrooms – toilets flushed, faucets off, lights off

c)      All tables are wiped off and clean

d)     Disposing of all materials and papers from your group

e)      Smart board, LCD projector, computers, etc. are all turned off

f)       Basement lights are all turned off

  1.  If using LCD projector, computers, etc. and need assistance, arrangements must be made with the staff at the library, PRIOR to the meeting.
  2. Sales of goods and services are not allowable on Library property with the exception of programs and activities sponsored by Ortonville Public Library.
  3. Non-profit organizations may collect donations to cover incidental expenses only, but may not solicit donations for fund-raising purposes or make sales, except for the sole benefit of the Library.
  4. According to the Library Bill of Rights, all meetings held in a library are open to the public.
  5. No alcoholic beverages or smoking is allowed.
  6. No candles may be used in the room.
  7. Children must not be left unsupervised.
  8. The volume of voices, media, music, etc. should remain at a normal level during library hours so as not to cause disturbance to library patrons.
  9. No Library personnel are available to assist any organization to rearrange seating, carry supplies to and from the meeting room, etc. or to assist in any activities sponsored by groups using the room.
  10. If you want to store items for your group on a regular basis, we have cabinets available for rent at $10.00 per month.  Please see library staff about renting a cabinet.
  11. If you use any of the electronic equipment and it gets damaged or broken, you will be assessed the cost of repair or replacement.
  12. If you need to cancel the use of the room, you need to let us know.  After three times of not informing us, you will lose your privileges to use the room.

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