The library has two defined meeting rooms:
The Farm Bureau Room, which seats up to 100 people and has a kitchen, restrooms, and built-in audiovisual equipment.
The Board Room, which seats 20.
Booking a Room:
Non-profit and not-for-profit organizations and groups and government departments and agencies are eligible to use the library’s meeting rooms free of charge. Commercial and for profit groups and individuals will be assessed a fee for usage of meeting rooms.
Requests for bookings must be submitted at least five days before the date of the meeting or event. Bookings can be made in person at the Circulation Desk, by calling 252-438-3316 ext 222, or using the online form located below. Booking forms may also be downloaded and faxed to 252-438-3744. The library will respond with a decision concerning a faxed or online booking request within two days after the request is made. A booking is not confirmed until notice has been provided by the library.
Bookings for meeting rooms are on a first-come basis. However, programs and events sponsored by the library, the Friends of the Perry Memorial Library, Embassy Foundation, or government agencies will take first priority over all other bookings.
Meeting rooms may be reserved up to six months in advance of the meeting date and are available for booking during the library’s normal hours of operation.
The library must be promptly notified of any cancellations of bookings.
Meeting rooms are not to be used by commercial or for-profit businesses, groups, or individuals for the promotion or sale of products or services.
Meeting rooms are not available for private social functions or fundraising events.
The library has two study/tutor rooms:
Large Room holds maximum of 6 people.
Small Room holds maximum of 2 people.
An adult age 18 or older must be present in the room at all times.
Use of the rooms is free of charge.
Rooms are available any time the library is open.
Rooms may be reserved by visiting or calling the Reference Desk 252-438-3316 ext. 236.
Rooms may be reserved for 2-hour sessions.
Rooms not previously reserved are available on a first-come, first-served basis. More information regarding the use of the study rooms can be found below.