Meeting Rooms

The meeting rooms of the Chemung County Library District are available for use by community groups.  Meeting room reservations may be made for no more than three months in advance, and the meeting rooms may not be reserved into the indefinite future for repeated use.

Priority is given to library staff for use of the rooms and equipment for library programs, continuing education, or presentations. The Chemung County Library District reserves the right to deny the use of library meeting rooms.

Those using the meeting rooms must comply with the following rules:

  • Meeting rooms are available from the time the library opens to 15 minutes prior to the library’s closing.
  • Set up is the sole responsibility of the group using the meeting room.
  • Coffee and light refreshments may be provided by the applicant organization. The library must be advised in advance. No alcoholic beverages may be served. All meeting rooms and kitchens should be left as clean as found, and groups not complying with this request may be denied future use of the meeting rooms.
  • Cleanup, including vacuuming the carpet, is the responsibility of the group.

A responsible representative of the group must complete and sign the Meeting Room Registration form prior to use agreeing to abide by the policy.

Meeting Room Equipment

The large meeting room (auditorium) at Steele Memorial Library is equipped with projection and sound capabilities. There is no charge for use of this equipment, however, cost to replace or repair the equipment due to damage and for any missing accessories will be charged to the user. Malfunctions should be reported immediately to library staff.  Failure to abide by this policy may be cause for denial of future use of the equipment. Laptops are not provided.