The library offers meeting rooms where the community can gather to share information, discuss ideas, and present programs. The library welcomes and invites groups to use the rooms which are available without charge, by reservation regardless of the group’s beliefs or affiliations. Use of library meeting rooms does not constitute endorsement by the Library or its Board of Trustees of the ideas or opinions expressed by the participants or sponsors.
Rooms #1 and #2 are available for use by 1 to 6 individuals.
Room #3 is available for use by 2 to 14 individuals.
The Auditorium is available for use by 4 to 135 individuals. Seating capacity is 58.
Requests for Reservations
Access priority is given to use by the Murray Library and the Murray City Corporation.
All meetings must be open to the public unless closed by a public body in accordance with the Utah Open and Public Meetings Act.
The Library reserves the right to cancel or postpone previously scheduled reservations for library or city use with advance prior notice.
Individuals requesting the room must have a valid Murray Library card. This individual is responsible for the appropriate use of the room and must be in attendance.
Individuals requesting the room 3 or the auditorium must be 18 years of age.
If a patron does not show up within 15 minutes of the reservation time, the reservation may be canceled and the room will be made available to other patrons.
Rooms are available Monday through Thursday from 10:15 a.m. until 8:30 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10:15 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.
Reservations for the auditorium and room 3 may be requested three months in advance of the scheduled date. Permission may be granted to established Murray civic organizations to annually schedule reservations for the auditorium for monthly meetings for the period of their membership year.
Online reservation requests are encouraged.
Requests may also be made in person or by phone at 801 264-2580.
Online acceptance of terms and conditions is considered a valid agreement.
Terms and Conditions
Damage to Library property as the result of room misuse will be charged to the individual who reserved the room.
Room use cannot interfere with library services. The library reserves the right to enforce fire codes and its code of conduct.
Meetings held for commercial purposes are prohibited, including sales, marketing, or solicitation of names for future sales and business referrals.
Commercial institutions may utilize the rooms for non-profit purposes. No admission fees may be solicited or collected and the sale of products or services is not permitted.
Due to limited parking, Auditorium meeting participants are restricted to the 28 parking spaces along the east side of the lot.
Only commercially prepared food is allowed in the Auditorium. The Salt Lake County Health Department prohibits the serving of home made food or drink.
Nothing can be affixed to library property. Signage is available to indicate the location, time, and a brief description of Auditorium events.
Set up and clean up, including returning furniture to its original location, is the responsibility of the reserving group.
The Library is not responsible for any meeting participant’s property or personal belongings.
All rooms must be vacated no later than 30 minutes before library closing hours.
Activities involving firearms, live ammunition, or hazardous substances are not permitted.
This does not apply to the legal possession of firearms.
Groups are responsible for complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act and for providing requested accommodations.
Failure to follow these terms and conditions may result in loss of room use privileges.
Appeal of staff decisions may be referred to the Library Director first and finally to the Library Board.
Adopted by the Murray Library Board of Trustees May 20, 2015