Specifications | Events | Requirements & Regulations | Information Request

Plan your next event at the North Shelby Library.

We have a meeting room for events with a capacity of 150.  Any events larger than 150 can be held within the library itself. 


Available with audio/visual capability

Kitchen (no oven/stove)

For availability contact Katie Bailey:   or 205.439.5540


Events held in the Meeting Room


Birthday Parties Retirement Parties
Weddings Christenings
Receptions Business Meetings
Baby Showers Receptions
Reunions Rehearsal Dinners
Club Meetings Anniversary Parties


Requirements & Regulations

Requirements & Regulations

The following are prohibited (unless prior permission is obtained):

  • Fire - if you are using liquid fuel for chafing dishes, please check with library personnel first. Candles are strictly forbidden.
  • Tape, tacks, nails or ANYTHING that will mark the walls. The back wall has been painted with magnetized paint and light items can be hung using small magnets. Renters can use their own magnets or purchase them from the front desk. Marring, marking, or damaging the walls in any way WILL result in a penalty charge.
  • Use of generators
  • Grills
  • Use of space outside of the meeting room - excluding public restrooms.
  • **Anything that could potentially damage the meeting room in any way, particularly, but not limited to: walls, carpet, doors, counters, equipment, etc is prohibited.**

Before you leave the room you must:

  • Vacuum
  • Remove trash from all trash cans and place in dumpster located at the end of the library driveway - renters will need to provide their own additional trash bags. 
  • Ensure that the kitchen is clean and all personal food and drinks are removed. 
  • If after hours, ensure that the bathrooms are in working order and clean of debris.
  • Return round tables to back closet if used.
  • Return computer cables to back A/V closet if used.
  • Return room key to Children's Department if used during library hours.
  • All personal items must be removed at the end of your rental period. No exceptions unless otherwise arranged with library personnel.

Failure to comply with these rules may result in additional fees.


Meeting Room Reservation/Information Request

Note: Library Programming is the primary purpose of the meeting room, but we will strive to accommodate your event if possible. Inquiries made over the weekend will be answered on the following weekday. email it a

Please address the following in your email request to Director Katie Bailey,

  • Name
  • Contact Info, Phone/Cell #
  • Business/ Group Name (if applicable)
  • What is the primary purpose of your group?
  • Dates and Times you are interested in using the meeting room.
  • How many people do you expect at your event?
  • Are you a non-profit organization with a 501 (c)3 designation?