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Pleasant Hill Meeting Room Use Policy

Individuals or organizations may reserve the meeting room once per month, up to two months in advance. The room is available when the library is open.

The usage fee is $40 per hour, billed in half-hour increments and paid at the time of booking. No refunds. No food preparation is allowed. Please refer to the rules for the Pleasant Hill Library meeting room(Replace Link) for more details. Capacity: 70 standing, 45 seated with chairs only, 35 seated at tables.

To reserve the meeting room
  1. Contact Pleasant Hill Library staff - email phl@ccclib.org or call (925) 646-6434 to inquire about room availability.
  2. Fill out the application form.(Replace Link)
  3. Submit the completed application along with payment (cash or check only) to a Pleasant Hill Library staff member.
Rules for the Use of Library Meeting Rooms
  1. Priority for the use of library meeting rooms will be given to library-sponsored programs and activities or Friends of the Library sponsored meetings, programs or activities.
  2. Use of library meeting rooms may not conflict with normal library operation or with library sponsored or library related activities, or disturb the normal services of the library.
  3. No-fee usage shall be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis.
  4. Fee based usage also shall be scheduled on a first-come, first-served basis but with a shorter advance booking period than for no-fee usage. There is a no refund policy on the fee-based use of meeting rooms if applicant cancels use.
  5. When a city or city-approved use is occurring in a library meeting room located in a city-owned building, the city's policies and rules for the use of the meeting room by the city or its designees shall govern that use.
  6. If a for-profit organization uses a meeting room for free and commercial products or services are mentioned in the course of the program, alternative products or services, in addition to those of the sponsoring organization, must be fairly presented.
  7. Additional rules for the use of meeting rooms in each community library are attached to these rules. Such local rules shall be determined on a rational basis of specific local needs and conditions.
  8. Fees shall be based on prevailing local rates for similar facilities.
  9. All persons making application for use of the meeting room must be at least 18 years of age.
  10. The number of persons allowed to occupy a meeting room may not exceed the limit posted.
  11. No smoking is allowed in library meeting rooms.
  12. No alcoholic beverages of any kind may be served in library meeting rooms.

FAQs

  • To keep track of your borrowed LINK+ items and LINK+ holds, you can log in to your LINK+ account here: https://lnkd1.iii.com/patroninfo Log in using your last name and your Library card number.

    You can use your regular Library account to view pickup dates, due dates and fines for your LINK+ items but this will not show specific title information.

  • You will be notified when the item you requested is ready for pickup. Pick up and check out LINK+ items at the circulation desk. LINK+ items are not kept with the other holds and must be checked out by Library staff. The due date will be written by staff on the LINK+ label or book band and a printed receipt will also be issued. Check your receipt for the due date information for each item. Do not remove any labels or sleeves from LINK+ items.

  • LINK+ is a free service where Contra Costa County Library card holders can borrow materials not available from the Contra Costa County Library.  LINK+ is a cooperative effort among many California & Nevada public and academic libraries. Use your library card to request items for pickup at your local Community Library.

  • If you paid for a lost item by cash or check, then you may be able to get a partial refund if the item is found and returned in good condition within one year of the date the lost charges were paid. The refund will included the total amount paid for the lost item, minus the $10.00 non-refundable processing charge. You must retain the paper receipt provided when the initial payment was made to receive a refund.

    If you are entitled to a partial refund, staff will fill out the Patron Refund Demand (form D15). Your signature will be required, along with a copy of the payment receipt for the lost item. The Patron Refund Demand will be submitted to the County Auditor/Controller for consideration. If the request is approved, a refund check will be mailed to the person requesting the refund. The process may take six to eight weeks to complete. Staff are not authorized to issue refunds directly from the cash register.

  • Contra Costa County Library has contracted with Unique Management Services (UMS) to act as our materials recovery agency. UMS will contact patrons regarding account delinquencies both by U.S. mail and by phone. Accounts which have been referred to UMS are assessed a $10.00 fee to cover the cost of doing business with the agency.

    UMS attempts to recover long overdue materials and/or outstanding amounts owed on the account. Accounts are referred to UMS when a balance due on the account of $50.00 or more remains unresolved for 60 days or longer.

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