Community Meeting Rooms

Attention: In an effort to limit the potential spread of the coronavirus among the public, Mesa County Libraries are canceling all public community room reservations, classes and programs until further notice. We will accept requests once we re-open.  Please see our coronavirus page for all the latest information on library cancellations and closures.

Mesa County Libraries (MCL) support the free and open exchange of ideas on a wide range of subjects of interest to the community. To that end, the library provides meeting space free of charge for local public use regardless of beliefs or affiliations.

  • Community rooms have a larger capacity than study rooms
  • Can be reserved for the current or upcoming month

Community Room Reservation Process

  1. Read the Guidelines for Use of Community Rooms and the Meeting Room Policy.
  2. Call the appropriate library branch to check availability of the room for time and date needed (Central, Fruita or Palisade).  See the embedded calendars below for Central Mesa Room, Monument Room and the Classroom.
  3. Fill out the online Request for Use of MCPLD Community Room(s) and User Agreement Form below.

    • If you are having difficulty with the online form, please download the print version, fill it out, save it and then email the completed form to: room@mcpld.org.  You can also print and take it to the library branch where you wish to make a room reservation (copies of the form are also available at the Central Library, and Fruita and Palisade branches).
  • For questions about Community meeting rooms, please call 970-243-4442 or email room@mcpld.org

 

Central Library
443 N. 6th Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501
970-243-4442 or email room@mcpld.org

Mesa Room and Monument Room / Capacity 11-60: (50-120 combined)

View Calendar for Mesa/Monument Rooms to check availability

  • The Monument Room has a small sink
  • Cables/adapters are provided
  • Wi-Fi, built-in projector/screen, audio capabilities and whiteboard in both rooms
  • Chairs and tables are provided (please note we do not provide set up or take down)

Idea Lab / Capacity 2-10: (Study Room C – downstairs)

  • Call 970-243-4442 or email room@mcpld.org to inquire about availability
  • Smart TV that allows for instant screen sharing and sound (see downstairs Information Desk if you need the remote)
  • Whiteboard wall
  • Tables and chairs are set up in a long rectangle
  • Can also be booked as a study room if needed for less than 2 hours.

The Classroom / Capacity up to 20

View Calendar for The Classroom to check availability

  • Projector and Screen (no sound)
  • Cables/adapters are provided
  • Whiteboard
  • Chairs and  tables are provided (please note we do not provide set up or take down)

 

Fruita Branch
324 N. Coulson
Fruita, CO 81521
970-858-7703 or email room@mcpld.org
View Calendar

  • Capacity is 20
  • Video projection capabilities and whiteboard available. There is also a sink and small counter
  • Chairs and tables

 

Palisade Branch
119 W. 3rd Street
Palisade, CO 81526
970-464-7557 or email room@mcpld.org
View Calendar

  • Capacity is 20.
  • 42″ flat screen TV available
  • Chairs and tables

 

Guidelines for Use of Community Rooms

Eligibility/Conditions for Use

  • Reservations require a 24-hour minimum advance notice.
  • All community room users must abide by the Library Code of Conduct and Meeting Room Policy .
  • Room reservations are open to Mesa County residents with an adult library account (at least 18 years old) in good standing (e.g. not expired, accumulated fees at or below $10, no digital access only cards).
  • The name and signature on the application must match the library card account provided.
  • The person filling out the application must be present for the duration of the event.
  • Reservations for community rooms can only be made for the current or upcoming month.
  • An organization or individual may reserve a community room only once per month.
  • Time for set-up and clean-up for the community rooms must be included in the reservation time and within the library’s regular hours of operation.
  • Rooms must be completely vacated :15 minutes prior to library closing time.
  • Community room reservations will be cancelled if the group or person is not present after a period of 15 minutes from the reservation start time.

Equipment and Supplies Availability

  • The library does not provide laptops, dvd players, Apple TVs, or any other peripheral equipment beyond a projector, screen and connecting cables.
  • Supplies such as dry-erase markers, staplers, and tape will not be provided by the library.
  • Please note our rooms are not equipped for call-in web conferencing via software such as Webx, Zoom, etc. (rooms have no landline or two-way speaker).

Community Room Checkout/Condition

  • The reserving patron is responsible for returning the community room to the condition in which it was found and will be held responsible for damage to rooms, equipment, or furnishings beyond normal wear and tear. A cleaning charge ($50.00 minimum) will be assessed should the meeting room not be left in a satisfactory condition.m to the condition in which it was found.

Food and Drinks

  • Light refreshments may be served in the Community Rooms, but please no external heat sources (including coffee pots and tea kettles – anything that needs to be plugged in or have a warming flame), catering or food preparation.

Calendars for Central Library Mesa Room, Monument Room, and The Classroom

Use these to get a general idea of room availability before submitting your requested date.

Reservations can be made within the following time frames for the Idea Lab, Mesa Room, Monument Room, and The Classroom:

M-Th: 9am to 7:45pm
Fri: 9am to 5:45pm
Sat: 9am to 4:45pm
Sun: 1pm to 4:45pm (1st Sunday in September after Labor Day to 1st Sunday in May before Memorial Day only)

Mesa / Monument Room Combined Calendar (use the down arrow in top-right corner next to the word ‘Agenda’ to toggle specific rooms, if desired).

Reservations can be made within the following time frames for the Idea Lab, Mesa Room, Monument Room, and The Classroom:

M-Th: 9am to 7:45pm
Fri: 9am to 5:45pm
Sat: 9am to 4:45pm
Sun: 1pm to 4:45pm (1st Sunday in September after Labor Day to 1st Sunday in May before Memorial Day only)

Request for Use of MCPLD Community Room(s) and User Agreement

Attention: In an effort to limit the potential spread of the coronavirus among the public, Mesa County Libraries are canceling all public community room reservations, classes and programs until further notice. We will accept requests once we re-open.  Please see our coronavirus page for all the latest information on library cancellations and closures.

 

Questions?

If you have questions about reservations and use of Community Rooms, please call 970-243-4442 or email room@mcpld.org.