Reserving Space and Facility Rental

Meeting Rooms

Allen Public Library's meeting rooms are available for limited use by the public.

 Room  Rate for
Initial 2 Hours
(2 Hour Minimum)
 Rate per
Additional Hour
Security Deposit
Room Capacity 
Meeting Room $50 $25 $50 or $100 if serving food and/or drinks  25 with tables, 40 without tables
Board Room $30 $15 $50 (food and drink are not allowed in the board room) 10

To check on room availability contact Claudia Wayland at

Civic Auditorium
Seats 287 and features a stage with various curtain backdrops, professional audio/visual equipment and theatrical lighting. For a complete list of available features, see our brochure.

Business Type   Weekday Rental Rate: Monday - Thursday
(3 Hour Minimum)
 Weekend Rental Rate: Friday - Sunday
(3 Hour Minimum)
Security Deposit 
(501 C-3)
$120 per hour  $150 per hour  $500 
 Commercial $140 per hour  $180 per hour  $500

Liability Insurance also required.  Total rental costs will depend on your specific requirements.

For information on renting the Civic Auditorium, contact Claudia Wayland at

Group Study Rooms

The library has four group study rooms that are available for use free of charge. Study Room usage is intended for study, reading, tutoring or related activities that will not disturb others. Study rooms are reserved for those 16 years of age or older.

Contact the Reference Desk during open hours at 214.509.4905 for more information or to reserve a group study room.
  • Reservations are accepted up to one day in advance. 
  • Time limit on rooms is three hours.  This is the maximum allowed per person or group per day.
  • Must have an Allen Public Library card
  • The owner of the Library card must be 16 or older and must remain in the study room for the duration of the reservation.
  • Reservations are made in half hour increments. Start and end time of the reservation must be on the hour or half hour.
  • Reservations will be held for 15 minutes.  If the reservation holder has not claimed the room by 15 minutes after the original reservation time, the reservation will be cancelled and the room made available to others.