Nonprofit and community organizations serving the Madison community may use Library meeting rooms free of charge during regular Library hours for educational, civic, and/or cultural programs in keeping with our mission to “improve the quality of life for all Madison residents by providing access to information, fostering lifelong educational and cultural learning, and cultivating relationships among our residents through the exchange of ideas.”
Businesses and individuals who request private use of meeting room space will be charged an hourly fee of $25/hr. All after-hours use will be charged an hourly fee of $100/hr. Approval of after-hours requests is contingent on staff availability.
Available spaces include:
The Johnson Community Room — our largest program room seats 54 at tables or 90 with chairs only.
It is located on the first floor, first door on the right when entering from the parking lot.
The Life Long Learning Room — seats 27 at tables.
It is located on the first floor, on the left when entering from the parking lot.
The North Conference Room — seats 12.
It is located on the second floor, just past the Teen Room.
The tented Stone Patio is also available for reservation (seasonally) — it can accommodate 50 people standing or 30 seated.
- All reservations will be requested through our website.
- Your reservation will be reviewed and approved by a library staff member.
- Please view our Meeting Room Use Policy & Guidelines before submitting an application.