Rent Space

Need a place for your group to meet? Rockford Public Library facilities provide the ideal setting for small and large groups to gather. All locations offer TV/DVD equipment and wireless Internet access. Our facilities are conveniently located throughout the city and are open during all public service hours. 

Who do I talk to about renting space?

To inquire about the availability of meeting rooms, call 815-965-7606. For conference room reservations at the Hart Interim Library, call 815-987-6618. For quiet study room reservations at the East Branch, call 815-966-2748.

What size rooms are available?

Room sizes vary and accommodate groups from 2 to 65 people. Rates are listed below.

Please review the Meeting Room Policy for more information on Library space rental.

Hart Interim Library, 214 N. Church St.
Conference Rooms: 5
Capacity: ranges from 1 - 5 maximum, depending on room
Sign up at Information Desk
3-hour time limit
Rate Free
East Branch, 6685 E. State St
Friends of RPL Community Room:
Capacity: 65
Rate: $100 first 4 hours; $25 each additional hour – For-Profit Groups
$25 first 4 hours; $10 each additional hour – Non-Profit Groups
2 Quiet Study Rooms:
Capacity: 4 people maximum,
3-hour time limit
sign up at the checkout desk
Rate: Free
Montague Branch, 1238 S. Winnebago St
Connie Lane Room:
Capacity: 50
Rate: $50 – For-Profit Groups
$0 – Non-Profit Groups
Capacity: 25
Rate: $50 – For Profit Groups
$0 – Non- Profit Groups
Rock River Branch, 3128 11th St
Program Room:
Capacity: 36
Rate: $50 – For Profit Groups
$0 – Non-Profit Groups
Tutor Room:
Capacity: 4
Rate: $0 – Non-Profit Groups Only
Rockton Centre Branch, 3112 N. Rockton Ave.
Capacity: 23
Rate: $50 – For Profit Groups
$0 – Non-Profit Groups