The Lincoln Public Library has several rooms that the community can rent. All room rentals are subject to the City's Master Fee Schedule, the Library Meeting Room Use Agreement, and the Library's Meeting Room Use policy.

How to rent a room 
 Follow these easy steps to rent a room at the library for your event.
Pick your room
 Use the descriptions on this page to find the room that best fits your needs.
 Request the room
 Complete our Meeting Room Use Application and e-mail it to the Library. You can e-mail us by clicking the "Request this room" button on any of the room below.  
 Review
 We will review your request and follow up with any questions.
 Approval
 If we approve your request, we will confirm the time and pricing with you.
 Submit payment and security deposit
 Submit your payment and security deposit in two separate checks within seven days. After seven days, we will release your requested time to other potential room renters.
 Submit insurance certificate
 Submit your insurance certificate at least seven days before your event.
 Enjoy!
 Enjoy your event!

General rental information

  • All rooms rentals must be paid for in advance.
  • All room renters are required to provide a $250 security deposit, which will be refunded if the room is clean and undamaged after use. 
  • All room renters are required to provide insurance. Please see our insurance guidelines, included in our Meeting Room Rental Application.
  • Set up and break down of the room is not provided by the library. Please include set up and break down times in your rental request, as access to the room is not provided outside of your reserved time.
  • All A/V podiums are fixed features of the room and may not be moved. Moving the podium may result in damage to the A/V equipment and forfeiture of the security deposit.

The interior of the Fir room

The Fir Room

The Fir room is small meeting room ideal for groups of 5-20 people. It has a moderately flexible layout, with tables and chairs that can be rearranged. 

Fill out a Meeting Room Application

Availability

The Fir room is only available during Library open hours.

Capacity

20 people at tables

Amenities

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Whiteboard and dry erase markers
  • Projector with male HDMI and VGA hook-ups. Renters must provide their own laptops and any adapters needed to connect to the system.

Fir Room Hourly Rates

GroupHourly Rate
Registered non-profit $15.00
Resident $20.00
Non-Resident $25.00

The interior of the Technology Center

Technology Center

The Technology Center is ideal for training mid-sized groups on the latest online tools. 15 computer stations, each seating up to two people, face a projector screen. 

Fill out a Meeting Room Application

Availability

The Technology Center is only available during Library open hours.

Capacity

30 people at 15 computer stations.

Amenities

  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • 15 desktop computer stations with Windows 10, internet access, Microsoft Office, and printing capabilities.
  • Projector with male HDMI and VGA hook-ups. Renters must provide their own laptops and any adapters needed to connect to the system.

Technology Center Hourly Rates

GroupHourly Rate
Registered non-profit $150.00
Resident $200.00
Non-Resident $300.00

Interior of the Willow Room

The Willow Room

The Willow Room is large community room with an extremely flexible layout. The 15 tables and 65 chairs can be used to create numerous arrangements, including small groups and classroom style seating. The Willow Room has its own entrance and can be rented when the library is closed. Food and non-alcoholic beverages are allowed in the Willow Room.

Fill out a Meeting Room Application

Availability

 The Willow Room has its own entrance and can be rented when the library is closed. 

Capacity

Up to 80 people, standing. Up to 65 seated.

Amenities

  • 15 Wheeled tables
  • 65 Chairs
  • Sink and refrigerator
  • Projector with male HDMI and VGA hook-ups. Renters must provide their own laptops and any adapters needed to connect to the system.
  • Microphone

Willow Room Hourly Rates

GroupHourly Rate
Registered non-profit $30.00
Resident $40.00
Non-Resident $60.00