Meeting rooms at Simpson Library

The meeting rooms at Simpson Public Library can be used by community organizations for their meetings and by anyone needing a quiet place to work or study.

Reserve a meeting room

Reserve buttonTo reserve a meeting room, click here to select the date, time, and room. You can also email or call the reference desk at 717-766-0171.

Make your room reservation at least 24 hours in advance. Your room has not been booked until you receive a confirmation email from a Simpson Library Reference Librarian.

Meeting room capacities and amenities

Meeting Rooms A and B are located on the lower level of the library. They can each hold 32 people seated at tables in chairs or up to 45 people seated in chairs. The rooms can be combined into one large space. Meeting Room B has a ceiling-mounted projector, screen, and kitchenette.

Tutor Rooms 1 and 2 are located on the upper level of the library. Each room can hold up to 7 people seated around tables and has a white board. The rooms can be combined into a larger conference room.

Free use of meeting rooms

The use of the meeting rooms are free of charge for individuals studying, study groups, tutors, agency interviews, and local homeowners’ associations. The rooms may also be used free of charge by civic, social, cultural, educational, and governmental non-profit organizations that meet the following conditions:
1.  Meetings or programs are open to the public.
2.  Meetings are free of charge.
3.  Meetings are not held with the intention of generating revenue.

When is a fee charged?

The library charges a fee for meeting room use by organizations generating revenues or future revenues from their use of the library’s meeting room. This includes proceeds from sales, admission or attendance fees, or tuition by a for-profit, non-profit, or governmental organization, group, or agency. Additionally, this includes for-profit and non-profit groups, organizations, or businesses which intend to generate future revenues based upon “free” educational programs which promote the services of the organization. Fees are based on the length of the meeting or program: $50 for up to 2 hours, $75 for up to 4 hours, and $100 for over four hours. Fees are non-negotiable.

Meeting room policy

Please read the meeting room policy for a complete description of the rooms and rules for their use. Contact with any questions. 


Page Updated

July 12, 2022