Reserve a meeting room 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

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

Meeting room capacities

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.

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. The rooms can be combined into a larger conference room.

Cost of meeting room use

The use of the meeting room is free of charge for 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.

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

September 23, 2021