Schedule a Meeting Room
The Brighton District Library provides both group study rooms and meeting rooms. Group study rooms may be reserved by calling the reference desk, 810-229-6571, ext.227. Groups study rooms are reserved for groups only and on a first-come-first-reserved basis. They accommodate up to 8 people.
The majority of meeting room time is available for library program use. We will schedule programs for eligible groups on Wednesday evenings; these may be booked up to six months in advance. Space not being used for library programs will become available on a month-to-month basis. Meeting room space can be reserved for any non-profit group or organization which is based in the Brighton District Library District, provided the use of the rooms are for civic, educational or cultural purposes and not for the financial benefit of private individuals or profit-making organizations. There is a large meeting room which accommodates up to 65 people seated and 125 people standing and a conference room which accommodates up to 12. In most cases, there is no charge for the use of the rooms, but donations will be accepted, and checks should be made out to Brighton District Library.
To reserve the large meeting or conference room please contact Sue Wilson at 810-229-6571, ext. 206 between the hours of 9am-2pm, Mon.-Thur. or fill out the online application. To view events that are currently scheduled, please check our events calendar.
- Fill out one form per meeting date; Library Administration must receive this at least one week in advance. You may ask for a paper application from the check-out desk or fill out the online application. NOTE: This an application to schedule a meeting room in the Brighton District Library. Your reservation is not confirmed until you have been contacted by a staff member.
- All applicable fees must be paid in advance before final confirmation will be given by the Library.
- In the event of cancellation by the Library in case of emergencies, the Library in not obligated to provide an alternative meeting space.
- The room is available to non-profit groups on a first come, first serve basis.All meetings must be free and open to the public.
- Meetings must coincide with library hours.
- Library programs have first priority for scheduling and use of the room for library and/or library-sponsored functions.
- All youth groups require adult (21 years of age) supervision.
- Prior approval from Library Administration is needed for any furniture or equipment to be brought into the Library.
- Decorations of display materials may be attached only to the bulletin boards.
- Nothing may be taped or affixed to the walls.
- Smoking or alcoholic beverages is prohibited at all times.
- Meeting room activities may not produce excessive noise which would interfere with other library patrons.
- Meeting rooms must be cleared of all individuals by 8:45pm.
- Live animals are not permitted at any time.
- You are responsible for any set-up and returning the room to its original condition.
- (Revised)The majority of meeting room time is available for library program use. We will schedule programs for eligible groups on Wednesday evenings; these may be booked up to six months in advance. Space not being used for library programs will become available on a month-to-month basis. Parking is limited. If you are having a large meeting, encourage your members to carpool. Any exceptions to the above rules must be cleared with the Library Director and/or his/her designee.
- Failure to abide by any of the above policies may result in a loss of privileges.
- Room Fees If you serve food or refreshments, you must use the kitchen at $15 fee (no food or beverages permitted outside of the meeting room)