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Meeting Room Policy

The primary function of the meeting rooms is to provide space for Library sponsored programs. Community groups engaged in educational, cultural, intellectual, charitable, or social activities may apply to use the meeting room.

  • The meeting rooms may only be used during regular Library hours.
  • Group size is limited to the legal occupancy of the room.
  • All meetings and gatherings must be open to the public.
  • No admission fee may be charged for a program or event. Exceptions include fees that are used for the purchase of supplies used during a program, such as a craft workshop. Such fees shall not prevent a person from attending a program.
  • The library does not advocate or endorse the viewpoints expressed by meeting room users.
  • The consumption of alcoholic beverages and gambling is prohibited on library grounds.
  • Evening meetings must end 15 minutes prior to the library closing.
  • Applicants are responsible for room setup and for returning all chairs and tables to their original location. No undue burden shall be placed upon library staff for room clean up.
  • Permission to use the kitchen facility in the All Purpose Room may be made at the time of application. Kitchen area may only be used by adults over 18 years of age. The applicants are responsible for returning the kitchen to the state in which it was found. No undue burden shall be placed upon library staff for kitchen clean up.
  • The Dixon Homestead Library and the Borough of Dumont shall not be held responsible for any injury to persons or loss or damage to personal property in the use of the premises. Further, certificates of insurance naming the Library, as an additional insured may be required.
  • The Library reserves the right to cancel or relocate any scheduled meeting if circumstances warrant.
  • Failure to comply with room regulations as described in the application and this policy will result in the forfeiture of meeting room privileges¬†

Policy Approved by the Board of Trustees 2/25/2009.
This policy may be modified at any time.


Borough of Dumont
Dumont Schools
Phone Number 201-384-2030