Fees will be charged as follows for each four-hour reserved block. Fees are payable at time of reservation. Fees must be paid before reservation is final. Fees can be paid by cash or credit card in the Library. Checks can be mailed to Lewes Public Library, Attn: Kristen Gramer, 111 Adams Ave., Lewes, DE 19958.
- The small room $30
- The medium room $55
- One-half of the large room $80
- The entire large room $160
Fees for non-profit organizations showing proof of 501(c)(3) designation are reduced to $25 to cover expenses incurred to the library. Excessive clean-up or damage may result in additional fees as noted below.
Businesses or organizations donating $1,000 or more to the operational expense of the library through the library’s annual appeal, or otherwise on an annual basis, will be exempt from the meeting room fee. However, excessive clean-up or damage may result in fees as noted below.
If, in the opinion of the Library Director, clean up of a room requires an extraordinary amount of time and effort, a custodial charge of $30 per hour, or fraction thereof, will be charged to any group using the room. Any damage to furnishings, equipment or the building will be charged at replacement or repair cost to any group using the room.
There is a $25 fee to replace lost keycards.
There is a $25 fee if staff is required to be on-site for a scheduled meeting outside of regular Library hours. Regular Library hours for meeting rooms are as follows:
Monday – Thursday, 8 AM – 8 PM
Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM
Saturday, 9 AM – 2 PM
Cancellations must be made one week in advance of the reserved date and time. Fees will not be refunded if cancellations made less than one week in advance. In the case of no-shows, future use of the room may be denied.
Future use of the room, including reservations that have already been scheduled, will be denied until fees are paid.