The Jeanne Marie Gaulke Community Meeting Room at the Hood River Library is available for the public to use for meetings and special events. Such use could include nonprofit board meetings, public hearings, concerts and performances, lectures, and much more.
Up to 49 people can occupy the room. The room is free for non-commercial use and $20 per hour (with a $60 minimum) for commercial use or private use. Commercial use includes selling products or services, fundraising, or events where a fee is charged. Private use includes events for private parties such as closed parties, depositions, meetings with clients, etc. Businesses and commercial organizations may use the Meeting Room without charge for educational and informational purposes or for staff meetings and trainings at the discretion of the Library Director.
The room can be booked up to 6 months in advance. While every effort is made to accommodate use of the room, we cannot guarantee availability for regular weekly or monthly events or events that involve all day use across multiple days.
The following furniture and equipment are available:
- Television with DVD and VHS players
- Projection screen
- LCD projector
- Phone for teleconferencing (upon request)
Booking the room
If you’re interested in booking the room, please first read the Meeting and study rooms policy. Then, check the calendar below to see if the dates in which you’re interested are available. Once you determine your dates, contact us to book the room. We like to leave at least a 30 minute gap between appointments, so keep that in mind when requesting times.
Need to use the room at a time with the library isn’t open? No problem! We’re happy to check out a key to you, so the room is available anytime. If you need to check out a key, or if you need to use the room for a commercial or private activity, you need to complete an application. Typically you’d fill this out when you pick up your key.