Available Meeting Room Space
 
The Jack Russell Memorial Library has the following meeting rooms spaces available on a first come, first serve basis.  Our space fills up VERY QUCKILY, therefore the library advises users to call as soon as possible to reserve a room. 
 
To reserve space please call the library at 262-673-8240 and press zero (0) to be connected with a staff member.  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:  For-profit groups using the Community Room and/or Conference Room, there is a $25 charge for a two-hour block of time.  Non-for profit groups may use the room free of charge.
 
 
Community Room 
JRML's Community Room on the first floor is available for use between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM.

The capacity of the Community Room is as follows per fire code:

100 people seated

150 people standing

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.

 
Conference Room
The Conference Room on the second floor is set up for twelve (12) people. 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.