Conference Room Guidelines


  • Twelve small conference rooms are available for up to five people.
  • Two larger conference rooms are available for 6-12 people.

Reservations and Availability

  • Reservations for 12 small rooms can be made up to one week in advance of the scheduled appointment.
  • Reservations for two large rooms can be made up to one month in advance for a minimum of six people.
  • Rooms are available on a walk-in basis, subject to availability.
  • Identification is required for conference room check-in.
  • Persons using a room must be of high school age or older, or be accompanied by an adult.
  • Conference room use is not intended for groups of small children.
  • The customer making the reservation must be present in the conference room the entire time.
  • Walk-in reservations for the two large rooms are for a minimum of three people.
  • A customer may reserve conference rooms for a maximum of two hours per day. Time may be extended if no one is waiting.
  • Reservations will be held for 15 minutes past the reservation time before the room is released to another customer.
  • If customers leave the room for more than 15 minutes, it will become available for others.

Guidelines for Use

  • The library is not responsible for items left in the room.
  • Normal conversation levels are to be used in the conference rooms so as not to disturb others.
  • Covered beverages and vending machine snacks are allowed in the conference rooms.
  • Reservations are taken at 847-392-0100, the Info Desk, or the second floor desk.
  • Conference rooms will close at 9:30 pm Monday – Friday and 7:30 pm on Saturday and Sunday.
If your status is Confirmed Registration, your spot for the event is confirmed.

If registration for this event is full, you will be placed on a waiting list. Wait listed registrants are moved to the confirmed registration list (in the order of registration) when cancelations are received. You will receive an email notification if you are moved from the wait list to the confirmed registration list.

6.012 Patron-Generated Content

The Library offers various venues in which patrons can contribute content that is accessible to the public.  These include, but are not limited to, blogs, reviews, forums, and social tagging on the Library’s website and catalog.  Any instance in which a patron posts written or recorded content to any of the Library’s venues that are accessible to the public is considered “patron-generated content” and is subject to this policy.
By contributing patron-generated content, patrons grant the Library an irrevocable, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual right and license to use, copy, modify, display, archive, distribute, reproduce and create derivative works based upon that content.
By submitting patron-generated content, patrons warrant they are the sole authors or that they have obtained all necessary permission associated with copyrights and trademarks to submit such content.
Patrons are liable for the opinions expressed and the accuracy of the information contained in the content they submit.  The Library assumes no responsibility for such content.
The Library reserves the right not to post submitted content or to remove patron-generated content for any reason, including but not limited to:
  • content that is profane, obscene, or pornographic;
  • content that is abusive, discriminatory or hateful on account of race, national origin, religion, age, gender, disability, or sexual orientation;
  • content that contains threats, personal attacks, or harassment;
  • content that contains solicitations or advertisements;
  • content that is invasive of another person’s privacy;
  • content that is unrelated to the discussion or venue in which it is posted;
  • content that is in violation of the Library’s Code of Conduct or any other Library policy