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Hastings Public Library

Community Room Request

Use this form to request a reservation in the Community Room. Please allow up to 5 business days for a response.

Please enter as much information below as possible so we can evaluate your request.

Review current Community Room Policies and Guidelines to understand any restrictions and responsibilities before requesting the room.

Note: submitting this form is not a guarantee that the reservation can be accommodated. Someone from the library will contact you within 5 business days with any questions and a confirmation.

Current Community Room Rental Rates

During Business Hours:

  • For Profit Organizations and Individuals/Private Events:
    • Community Room only: $25/hour and $50 refundable deposit if food is served.
    • Community Room & Patio: $40/hour and $50 refundable deposit if food is served.
  • Depositions: $50/3 hour block and $50 refundable deposit if food is served.
  • Non-Profits:
    • $0 rental plus $10 non-refundable food fee if food is served.

After Business Hours Events:

  • All: $50/hour and $50 refundable deposit if food is served.

Cancellation Policy

The library must be notified about cancellations no later than 24 hours prior to daytime events, 72 hours for after-hours events. All money is refunded if appropriate notice is given.

  • For events during normal Library business hours: If 24 hour notice is not given, a $10 cancellation fee will be charged or withheld from deposits and the library has the right to re-rent out the room/rooms.
  • For after-hours events: If a 72 hour notice is not given, a $50 cancellation fee will be charged or withheld from deposits and the library has the right to re-rent out the room/rooms.
Type of Organization/Purpose of Meeting   Note: business, private and any other type of for-profit organizations pay hourly rental. All groups pay hourly rental for after hours events.








When does the event start?  
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When does the event end?  
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Please indicate if the event repeats: Someone from the library will discuss scheduling a reoccurring event when they contact you.



Do you need   Whole/half room use costs the same if applicable. If you only need half it then allows another group to also reserve space.



Will you serve food?   If Yes: Non-profits pay a non-refundable $10 food fee; For profits/private events provide a refundable $50 deposit.


Will you serve alcohol?   Note only beer and wine are allowed, no hard liquor


Are you charging any admission fee or selling tickets?  


Do you need AV? Check all that apply:
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Location & Hours

Main Branch
Hastings Public Library
227 E. State St., Hastings, MI 49058

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Phone: 269-945-4263
Fax: 269-948-3874

Library & Drive-thru Hours (effective June 14, 2021):

  • Monday - Thursday: 9am - 8pm
  • Friday: 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday: 9am - 3pm

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