Study room use policy

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Policy adopted by the Library Board of Trustees, April 7, 2004

Policy revised February 17, 2009

Policy revised December 14, 2015


Bethlehem Public Library provides four study rooms as a service to library users.

Study room A accommodates up to 6 users.  Study rooms B and C accommodate up to 3 users each. The meeting room with the Smart Board accommodates up to 8 users.

Patrons using the study rooms agree to the following:

  • Study rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations will not be taken. The Smart Board meeting room may be reserved during select times under the guidelines of the meeting room policy.
  • Anyone wishing to use a study room must register at the Information Desk.
  • Anyone may use a study room for one hour. This time may be extended if no one is waiting.  Extended time expires as soon as another request for the room is received.
  • Patrons will be assigned the smallest room that will appropriately accommodate them, based on availability.
  • Study rooms close 5 minutes before the library closes.
  • Children under the age of 9 must be accompanied by an adult while in a study room.
  • Study room users agree to abide by this policy, the library’s Patron Conduct Policy, and all instructions from library staff.
  • The library reserves the right to allocate a study room for a library-sponsored program or meeting.

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