Meeting Room

Looking for some meeting space?

Community groups are invited to use Los Altos Library's Community Room, known as the Orchard Room.

When booking the Orchard Room for use, there are certain meetings that are not open to the public, such as Library and City staff meetings, interviews, training sessions, and the like. All other programs and meetings must be free and open to the public.

Eligible Organizations (in priority order):

  1. Santa Clara County Library District
  2. Organizations whose programs are co-sponsored by SCCLD (Friends of the Library, The Reading Program, etc.)
  3. SCCLD related groups such as Library Commissions, Friends of the Library or library foundations or endowments
  4. City or Santa Clara County sponsored meetings
  5. Civic, school and nonprofit groups presenting programs of public interest

The room is available for reservations on:

  • Fridays: 5pm - 11pm
  • Saturdays: 10am - 11pm
  • Sundays: 10am - 11pm

Groups using the Orchard Room after 7pm need to arrive before 6:45pm.

Making a Reservation

Before making a reservation you must read and agree to adhere to the Library's Community Room Policy and Behavior Standards, as well as the usage requirements for the room you are booking. You must have a valid SCCLD library card to book a room.

How To Book a Room Online:

  1. Click the "Book This Room" button for the room you wish to book.
  2. Go to the date you wish to reserve the room and select your start time.
  3. When beginning a new booking, the maximum time available from your start time will display. You may shorten your booking time by selecting a new end time from the drop-down menu, as well as adjust your booking start and end dates and times, while creating your booking.
  4. Press the "Submit Times" button.
  5. Read and accept the Terms of Service.
  6. Enter the information required in the online application.
  7. Submit your reservation request.
Once submitted, you will not be able to edit your reservation. Please contact the Los Altos Library staff for a change, or you may cancel and create a new booking.

For Community Room reservations, you will be sent an Awaiting Approval email; Los Altos staff must review requests for the Orchard Room, and will send an email approving or denying your request once it has been reviewed.

Reserve the Orchard Room

Community groups of 10 to 100 people are permitted and encouraged to use the Orchard Room for cultural, educational, and recreational programs when such use does not conflict with the programs sponsored by the Library. Please review the Orchard Room Usage Requirements before making a reservation.
Book This Room
  • Groups of 10 to 100 people may book the Orchard Room.
  • The Orchard Room may be booked up to 90 days in advance.
  • A group may book the Orchard Room once per 30 days.
  • The maximum booking duration on a single day, subject to availability, is 8 hours.
  • There is a non-refundable fee per booking for the Orchard Room.
  • Groups using the Orchard Room after 7pm need to arrive before 6:45pm.


  • There is a non-refundable fee per booking for the Orchard Room: $25 for 4 or fewer hours, or $50 for over 4 hours.
  • The fee is payable by cash or check made out to Los Altos Library or Santa Clara County Library.
  • Payment must be made within 7 days of approval of the room booking.


To cancel a booking, please use the cancellation link provided in the booking confirmation email or contact the Accounts Desk at (650) 948-7683.

Library-Sponsored Event

To propose a library-sponsored event, please submit an application

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Los Altos Library

13 S. San Antonio Road
Los Altos, CA 94022

Monday 10 - 9
Tuesday 10 - 9
Wednesday 10 - 9
Thursday 10 - 9
Friday 10 - 7
Saturday 10 - 7
Sunday 10 - 7
Holidays & Closures

Phone: (650) 948-7683

Librarian: Marlene Iwamoto


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