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Room Rental

The following rooms are available for public use at the Wisconsin State Law Library. Any group, organization, or individual may reserve these rooms as long as the intended use is a not-for-profit activity and does not involve sales or solicitations of any kind.

Room Descriptions and Rental Fees

  • Individual User Workrooms
    • Designed for individual users; a space for quiet study or consulting with clients.
    • Internet access
    • Rooms may be reserved for extended periods
    • View workroom.
    • Fee: $5 refundable key deposit. No charge for single day use; $20.00 per day for extended periods.
  • Conference Room
    • Seats 8-12 at one rectangular table.
    • Internet access
    • View room.
    • Fee: $20.00 per hour (or fraction thereof)
  • Rare Book Room
    • Seats 24 at 4 square tables and can be arranged to accommodate up to 32.
    • Internet access
    • This room is freely available to users for study when not reserved for meeting functions.
    • Built in projection screen
    • View room.
    • Fee: $30.00 per hour (or fraction thereof)
  • Computer Training Room
    • Accommodates 8 students and 1 instructor for hands-on training.
    • Additional seating can be arranged for lecture-style classes or shared-computer setups.
    • Each workstation is connected to the Internet and equipped with Windows 7, standard Internet Explorer, Chrome, and Firefox browsers, Westlaw, and Microsoft Office 2010 Suite.
    • Includes use of a digital projector, projection screen, whiteboards, and flip chart.
    • View room.
    • Fee: $40.00 per hour (or fraction thereof).

Meeting rooms must be reserved and paid for in advance by submitting a Room Rental Form and payment to Tammy Keller, Wisconsin State Law Library, 120 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Madison, WI 53703. Exception: reservations for daily use of user workrooms are not required. Reservations for meeting rooms are on a first-come, first-served basis. Library or court sponsored programs will have preference. Fees are waived for use by Supreme Court and Wisconsin state agency personnel.

Cancellations/No Shows. Refunds will be given if written cancellation notice is received by the Library 24 hours in advance of meeting’s scheduled start time. No refunds for no-shows.

Meeting rooms may be reserved from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Requests for alternative hours will be approved on a case-by-case basis.

Food/beverages: Non-alcoholic beverages in covered containers and light snacks are permissible; renting group must provide coffee pot, cups, etc. Meal-type refreshments require prior approval.

Users are responsible for clean-up. Failure to do so may result in being charged an additional one hour of rent, and/or denial of future use of the room. Users will be held responsible for any damages to a room’s furnishings, carpets or equipment.

The Library’s digital projector and projection screen may be reserved for use in the Conference Room or Rare Book Room when not scheduled for use in the Computer Training Room.

A podium is available.

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