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COVID-19 Updates and Information.
What's new at the UP Library.
Information about the 2020 Census.
The Arbor - March 2020.
Addressing street flooding near Caruith Park.
February 2020 UPdate.
City event cancellations due to COVID-19.
Community Meeting Room staffing is $30 per hour after 6 p.m.
To request a reservation involving the University Park Community Meeting Room you must complete an application. Submit A Request Online. When a request is made, library staff or the Resident Online Center will inform the requester that their reservation is not valid until approved by the Library Director. The Library Director or designee will review the request and determine whether the use is appropriate. Use of the room for social events such as parties, showers, family reunions, receptions, and weddings will not be approved. No selling, delivery of paid services, contract negotiations, money exchange, or financial transactions will be allowed in any meeting rooms without written authorization from the Library Director.
Failure to comply with Meeting Room policies and Meeting Room Instructions (Appendix A) may result in the suspension of rental privileges. Applications may be rejected, and previously granted permission withdrawn, for violation of policies and procedures. All City of University Park Code of Ordinances apply to purposes and signage for the use of the Library’s meeting rooms.
Reservations will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Reservations for the Library Community Meeting Room and the Local History / Texana Room can be made no more than one year in advance. One booking per month is permitted.
The Local History / Texana Room may be used by special request at the discretion of the Library Director or designee. This room is only available for use during the hours that the Library is open. No food is allowed in this room. The fee for the use of this room is included in the City of University Park’s Master Fee Schedule. The occupancy for this room is 20 people.
The Study Rooms can be rented for one-hour increments between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The fee for use of this room is included in the City of University Park’s Master Fee Schedule. After 3 p.m., these rooms are for group study only and can be used for up to two hours. There is no charge for the use of these rooms for students, and reservations can be made up to 48 hours in advance, or on the spot, depending on availability. Reservations can be made in person or by calling the library. The occupancy for the study rooms is six people.
The Library Community Meeting Room is available for use only on days that the Library is open to the public. It is available from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. The occupancy for this room is 130. Additional charges are applied for using the meeting room after 6 p.m.
Meeting rooms will be reserved upon application and approval; however, reservations are subject to cancellation if payment is not received within seven calendar days after application is made and approval is given.
Use of the Meeting Rooms by City Boards, Committees and City personnel and the Friends of the University Park Public Library shall take precedence over all other uses, even if an activity has been scheduled. In this instance, the renter will be notified as soon as possible by the City to make other arrangements.