Los Altos Library Program Room Usage

Groups must read and adhere to this policy. Permission to use the room will be granted upon the condition that all rules for use are followed.

The Orchard Room is Available for Use On:

  • Fridays: 5PM - 11PM
  • Saturdays: 10AM - 11PM
  • Sundays: 10AM - 11PM (Groups using program room after 7PM need to arrive before 6:45PM)


  • A non-refundable fee is required for each use of the Orchard Room: $25 for 4 or fewer hours, or $50 for over 4 hours.
  • Payment must be made in-person within 7 days fo receiving approval of the booking.
  • Acceptable forms of payment are: cash and check.


  • A group may use the Orchard Room only once per month.
  • The reservation time should include set-up and cleanup time.
  • Reservations may be made online up to 3 months in advance.
  • All publicity for programs must include a contact phone number other than that of the Los Altos Library and must not imply that the library is sponsoring the program.


  • Notify staff at the Accounts Desk that your group has arrived and when the program is over so that the doors to the lobby can be unlocked/locked.
  • Groups using program room after 7PM need to arrive before 6:45PM

Room Setup:

  • The group is responsible for arranging the chairs and tables before the meeting.
  • The following items are available for use:
  • 100 stacking chairs
  • 10 folding tables
  • podium
  • white board
  • projection screen
  • sink
  • The group shall provide all needed equipment not listed above including television, DVD player, projector, etc. All such equipment existing in the room is for library use only.
  • Staff assistance is not provided for room or equipment set-up.
  • Nothing should be posted on walls or doors.
  • High wattage equipment is not permitted.

During the Program:

  • Noise level should be appropriate for a Library.
  • Food and alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
  • Only service animals are allowed.


  • The group is responsible for clean-up and the room must be left in good condition.
  • The group is responsible for putting the chairs and tables back after the meeting.

Exiting the Building:

  • Please turn off the lights, close the doors, and notify staff at the Account Desk when you leave.

For Meetings That End After the Library has Closed:

  • Make sure that no one is left in the Orchard Room and restrooms.
  • Please turn off all lights in the Orchard Room and restrooms.
  • Ensure that the exterior lobby doors are locked.

Branch Photo Los Altos Library

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

Email: Los_Altos_Manager@sccl.org

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