We have two rooms in the library which are
available for bookings by the public: the
Birch Room and the Pine Room. These
rooms are intended for group study and small
meetings. The rooms cannot be used for
commercial purposes, such as paid tutoring or for
the sale or promotion of goods or services.
Room bookings and inquiries can be made in person at our second-floor Information Desk or by phone at
(780) 410-8602. Please read the guidelines
(below) to ensure that your group satisfies
January - March -
Public can book after December 10, 2016.
January - April - No
public bookings (Writer in Residence office)
Seats up to 4 people
be booked by individuals or groups
Seats up to 12 people
May be booked
by groups (not individuals)
Please note that library programs take
precedence in these rooms, and library programs
will continue during busy study months. The following restrictions
apply to the booking of these rooms:
- Groups (or individuals) may only book
one room once per month. Groups may not make
multiple room bookings in a one month period
under different member names. Groups are
welcome to meet elsewhere in the library on
a drop-in basis.
- Rooms cannot be booked during the key
study months of December, April and June.
During these months, groups are welcome to
meet elsewhere in the library or on a
- Room bookings are free of charge to the
- Bookings must end a ˝ hour prior to the
library’s closing time (ie- 8:30 p.m. on
weeknights, 4:30 p.m. on weekends).
- If groups/individuals do not
arrive within the first 1/2 hour of their
booking, the room reverts to drop-in, "first
come, first served" usage. Drop-in room
users will not be asked to leave if the
booked group arrives after the first 1/2
- Rooms are primarily intended for
group/individual study as well as meetings
and book clubs
- Rooms can only be used for
non-commercial purposes. If attendees are
being charged to attend the meeting, the
free library meeting rooms cannot be used.
- Rooms cannot be used to sell or promote any
products, services, or programs (for
example, tutoring and
paid classes) or to train people to sell
products or services.
- We cannot accept bookings for paid
tutors (this is considered a commercial
- We cannot accommodate birthday parties.
- The library does not lend out
audio-visual equipment (ie- extension cords,
projectors). Laptops may be borrowed from
the Check Out Desk at the time of your
booking but they cannot be pre-booked and we
cannot guarantee their availability at the
time of your booking.
- You may re-arrange the furniture in the
room during your booking but please return
all chairs and tables to their original
positions when your group is finished with
the room. Library staff cannot set-up a room
or re-arrange furniture for you. Tables and
chairs cannot be moved in or out of the
- Personal food and beverages are allowed,
but alcohol and catered food are not allowed.
Some rooms in the library cannot be booked and
are for use on a drop-in basis only. The non-bookable
(drop-in only) rooms
Located under the stairs
Carrels for individual silent study
and chairs for silent study
Chairs around a single table
chairs with tablet
*The Spruce and Maple rooms are available for
silent, individual study only.
The Aspen and Willow rooms can be used
for group study, small meetings, book club
meetings, etc., on a first-come, first-served
basis. Please note that library program bookings
take precedence over drop-in use of these rooms,
and library programs will continue to run during
busy study months (April, June, December).
Storybook Cottage and
The program rooms in
the Enchanted Forest (Storybook
Cottage and Readmore Hall) are not
available for outside bookings at this time.
Community Centre Rooms
There are also meeting rooms available just
outside the library building, in the Community
Centre complex, administered by Strathcona
County. These are also available for booking
by the public.
For more information contact
the Strathcona County room bookings office at
(780) 410-8505 or email
contact us with questions if you are
interested in booking a room at the library.