Meeting Room Space
The Jack Russell Memorial Library has the following meeting rooms spaces available on a first come, first serve basis. To reserve space please call Diane at 262-673-8240 (press 0 and ask for her). Please review the JRML Meeting Room Policy for detailed information on each of the spaces. For those groups that wish to use the Community Room, the Conference Room or an outdoor patio, please fill out the Meeting Room Reservation Form. Please note that for-profit organizations using the Community Room and/or Conference Room, there is a $25 charge for a two-hour block of time. These rooms are free of charge to non-profits.
The library has the Community
Room on the first floor that is available for usage both during regular library
business hours, and between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM.
The capacity of the Community Room is as follows per fire
For programs and presentations where the room will be
set-up for 100 people seated, a center aisle must be available and the exits
cannot be blocked. Mixed use of the room
(standing and seated) is not allowed. Violations
of the fire code shall result in a fine from the Hartford Police Department.
The Conference Room
on the second floor is set up for ten people, but can accommodate up to
twenty. This room is only available
during library business hours.
Small Study Rooms
The library has three (3) small study rooms on the second floor.
Room 208 can accommodate four to eight people.
Room 209 can accommodate two to four people.
Room 210 can accommodate two to four people.
To reserve a small study room, please call the reference desk.
Outdoor Patio Areas
The library has three outdoor patio areas. Two are available to reserve for meetings and small gatherings. These areas are only available during library business hours, weather permitting.
The Mill Pond Public Patio Patio can accommodate fifty people (located on the first floor of the library, north end of the atrium). Tables and chairs are available in this location.
The 2nd floor balcony can accommodate 25 people (facing south). Tables and chairs are available.
The Library has another balcony on the second floor that stretches across the back of the building behind the three small study areas. It does not have tables, only chairs and is intended for use by one to three people.