Meeting & Study Rooms

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Anderson Public Library offers free meeting room use for nonprofit groups, civic organizations, and businesses within the library district. Certain fees may apply to groups located outside the library district. Four meeting rooms are available at APL, offering amenities such as audiovisual equipment, free WiFi, and kitchenette access (upon request).

Please review the meeting room policy  and the study room policy for further details. APL staff will coordinate room selection and the library reserves the right to make or change room assignments as space dictates. Every effort will be made to accommodate as many groups as possible.

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Our Rooms
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Delaware room(650 × 450 px)


Main Library

  • Chief Anderson Room: seats up to 160 
  • Redbud Room: seats up to 10
  • Carnegie Room: seats up to 16 
  • Riley Room: seats up to 12

Study Rooms: The Main Library offers seven study rooms on the first floor that will accommodate up to 6 individuals. The rooms may be reserved.

2nd floor meeting room(650 × 450 px)


Lapel Branch

  • First-floor meeting room: seats up to 44  
  • Second-floor meeting room: seats up to 75  

Request a Meeting Room

Meeting room with a large projector

Meeting room requests are accepted online. If you have questions about requesting a meeting room, please call (765) 641-2456 during normal business hours. For meeting rooms at the Lapel Branch, call (765) 313-4089.

You may also cancel your request online.

Reservation requests and fee payments must be made at least one (1) business day in advance. Special fees will apply under certain circumstances.

Plan early! Many groups take advantage of APL's meeting spaces each year and rooms book up quickly.

Request a Meeting Room  Meeting Room Policy

Request a Study Room

Study room through a glass window in Anderson Public Library

Anderson Public Library provides study room space for public use at the Main Library. Study rooms are available for use during normal library business hours.

Requests for reservations should be made online by visiting the library’s website or by calling the Circulation Department at (765) 641-2440 during regular library hours.

Cancellations must be done online on the library’s website or by calling the Circulation Department at (765) 641-2440 during regular library hours. Recurring “no shows” may result in restrictions of future study room use.
Walk in reservations are accepted if study rooms are available.

Request a Study Room  Study Room Policy

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