The Library has several meeting rooms that are available for use by organizations or groups.

  • The Public Meeting Room (34 x 17 feet) seats a maximum of 50 [auditorium style] or a maximum of 35 [tables & chairs].
  • The Quiet Reading Room (24 x 12 feet) is available for small groups when other rooms are in use.
  • The Story-time Room is also available for small groups that need table seating.
Users are responsible for setting up a room and there is a $20/per event charge for all meeting rooms. There is a $20 additional fee, per meeting, when refreshments are served; users must provide the refreshments.

The Riverside Public Library complies with ADA regulations. Accommodations for a disability for any presentation at the library should be made by all groups using these facilities.

You can download and print an application form and the entire Public Meeting Room Policy here:

Public Meeting Room Procedures (PDF)

Public Meeting Room Application Form (PDF)

After Hours Event Application* (PDF)


*After hours private events may be held at the Library. Each request by an individual or non-profit group must be approved by the Library Board of Trustees. Approval and fees will be set based on the hours needed, the availability of staff and space, and the nature and size of the event. Fees must be paid at the time of booking the room. Call the Library Director for further information.
Riverside Public Library
1 Burling Road, Riverside, IL 60546


Phone: 708-442-6366
Fax: 708-442-9462

Hours: 9-9 Monday - Thursday
            9-5 Friday & Saturday
            1-5 Sunday (Aug - May)