MEETING ROOMS

**** All Meeting Rooms are temporarily closed except for the Peter White Conference Room, which will be available for reservation starting May 10, 2021, during regular operating hours. More rooms will open as we are able to offer them. ***

To reserve a room and find specifics on each room available, visit our Reserve a Room page. To reserve a room by phone or for more information, please contact Administrative Assistant, Brett Hubbard, at 906-226-4300, brett@pwpl.info, or ask for her at the Circulation Desk.

(Please note the two studio spaces and Lake Superior Art Association Gallery on the Lower Level are under the management of the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Please contact the MACC for information regarding these spaces, 906/228-0472.)

Guidelines for Use

Before using a room at the Peter White Public Library, it is important that you familiarize yourself with our Meeting Room Policy. This policy can be accessed in full here: https://pwpl.info/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/LIB-3-Meeting-Room-Policy-3_2021.pdf or on the library’s policy page: https://pwpl.info/policies/ The library also has paper copies of this policy available onsite. We are happy to provide you with a paper copy.

When reserving a room at the Peter White Public Library, you will be asked to certify that you have read and agree to the provisions of this policy. Patrons using the library’s meeting rooms will be liable for any damage to the rooms or to library equipment. Patrons using library meeting rooms are expected to follow all library policies while onsite.

Library meeting rooms are not available for social gatherings with the exception of Wedding Ceremonies. See policy for full details.

Peter White Public Library Rooms Available

Peter White Public Library programming and events take precedence over all other events. The second priority will be granted to the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. All other applications for use are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Rooms are available during regular library operating hours. Afterhours use of the library’s rooms is permitted with additional fees and prior approval. See full policy for more information.

The library has six rooms available for use by the public. These rooms are divided into two fee categories: Conference Rooms and Meeting Rooms.

Refreshments are permitted in the meeting and conference rooms. Please clean up when finished. Failure to clean may result in the loss of room use privileges.

Conference Rooms – These rooms have a maximum capacity of 15 or less. Conference rooms require no booking fee and can be used by reservation or by drop-in (when no reservations are already made).

Not-for-profit groups can use these rooms one time a month without an hourly use fee. For-profit groups must pay an hourly use fee for each use of the rooms.

 

Conference Rooms and Fees

Room Maximum Room Capacity

 

Reservation Required? Booking Fee (non-refundable)

Not-for-Profit and For-Profit

Not-for-Profit Entity

(one room use per month)

Not-for-Profit Entity

(More than one room use in a Month)

For-Profit Entity

(all uses)

Dandelion Cottage Room 10 Reservation and

drop-in use

$0 $0 $15/hr $25/hr
Lions Room 15 Reservation and

drop-in use

$0 $0 $15/hr $25/hr
Peter White Conference Room 10 Reservation and

drop-in use

$0 $0 $15/hr $25/hr

 

 

Meeting Rooms – PWPL has two medium-sized meeting rooms with a maximum capacity of 40 people and one large room with a maximum capacity of 125. Each of these meeting rooms require a non-refundable $15 booking fee for all users and for all reservations. There are no exceptions to the non-refundable booking fee.

The medium-sized meeting rooms are available for reservation and limited drop-in use. The Community Room is only available by reservation.

Not-for-profit groups can use these rooms one time a month without an hourly use fee. For-profit groups must pay an hourly use fee and booking fee for each reservation of the rooms.

These rooms have unique set-up options to meet your meeting/event needs. Please review setup options in the online reservation system or with the Library’s Administrative Assistant when you place your reservation.

Meeting Rooms and Fees

Room Maximum

Room Capacity

 

Reservation Required? Booking Fee (non-refundable)

Not-for-Profit and For-Profit

Not-for-Profit Entity

(one room use per month)

Not-for-Profit Entity

(More than one room use in a Month)

For-Profit Entity

(all uses)

Community Room 125 Reservation use only $15 $0 $25/hr $50/hr
George Shiras III Room 40 Reservation and

drop-in use

$15 $0 $25/hr $50/hr
Heritage Room 40 Reservation and

drop-in use

$15 $0 $25/hr $50/hr

 

Integrated Technology and Equipment Rental

Most of the Meeting Rooms at PWPL have Integrated Technology available. This technology varies from room-to-room. More details on technology offered can be found using the online reservation system or by speaking with the Library’s Administrative Assistant.

*It is recommended that patrons who need to use the Library’s Integrated Technology test the functionality of the room’s system with their personal equipment. Planning ahead ensures that your meeting/event will run smoothly.

We are happy to meet with you prior to your event to show you how to use the equipment or help you troubleshoot the setup. Scheduling this meeting will ensure you have staff who are comfortable with the equipment on-site. The library may not have a technology expert on-site during all operating hours to help troubleshoot!

Equipment must be reserved at least one business day in advance. Reservations can be made with the Library’s Administrative Assistant.

Equipment Fee
Bose Speaker System $25.00
Laptop $25.00
Piano (Community Room) No charge 1 use per month;

$100 after 1 use in a month

Podium (Community Room, George Shiras III Room, and Heritage Room) No charge
White Board No charge
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