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Effective April 1, 2017
    The following rooms are for rent based on availability: Loussac: 
Assembly Chamber, Beluga Conference Room and Salmon Conference Room, and any of the community rooms in the Chugiak/Eagle River, Mountain View or Muldoon branch locations.

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Meeting Rooms

The Anchorage Public Library (APL) meeting rooms and Wilda Marston Theater (Theater) are available to non-profit, for profit, and community organizations seeking to hold meetings, trainings, presentations, workshops, recitals and other events. All activities held in APL meeting rooms must comply with the Anchorage Public Library Facility Use Policy, Anchorage Public Library Code of Conduct, and all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

Room requirement needs of Municipal Offices and the Anchorage Public Library take precedence over outside user groups.

All meeting rooms and Theater reservations are fee based. Food is allowed in designated areas only.

Users of APL meeting rooms shall be required to indemnify and hold harmless the Library from any and all claims or actions attributable to the use of the Library facilities. 

The Director of the Library, or designee, will be responsible for implementing this policy.  Exemptions from these policies may be made by the Director.
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"Agree to the terms and conditons", page then opens to [spaces] online reservation software. Create an Account and thereafter Login to 'Search for a Space.'

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I reserve a room?
Non-profit, for profit and community organizations may reserve rooms up to one full year for the next calendar year when booked after October 1.

Reservation requests are made through the Library’s website a minimum of 2 weeks in advance of the event. Room use will be confirmed based on availability by the Facility Use Coordinator within 24-hours or the next business day of receipt of the customer's official request.

Individuals or organizations wishing to reserve a room within 72-hours prior to an event must reserve the room in person. Contact 907.343.2906 or Email:

Customers are directed to use the Library website, For assistance with using the reservations website contact 907.343.2906 or Telephone Reference at 907.343.2975, extension 6.

How often can I book a Library Meeting Room?
You may book a Library meeting space as many times as availability allows at Loussac or any of the branch locations.

How far in advance can I reserve a Meeting Room?
Reservations can be made up to one year within the same calendar year beginning October 1 of the previous year. 

Can I reserve a room for a study group?
Yes. All meeting rooms are fee based except for Chugiak-Eagle River Branch which has 3 free study rooms. Group study rooms may be reserved in advance by contacting the library where the group study room is located by phone or in person. Rooms may be reserved no more than sixty (60) days in advance. Reservations are forfeited if the group is more than 10 minutes late without prior notification. Walk‐in usage is allowed if the rooms are not already reserved. Please review the APL Group Study Room Policy.

I want to make a reservation online, but there are no check boxes to select my times. What is wrong?
Online reservations will only validate reservations requested outside the minimum of 72-hours prior to the event. If your event booking is within 72 hours, call 907.343.2906 and you will be required to book the room in person. The system also will not allow you to reserve a room beyond the current calendar year, until October 1.

Can I sell products or charge people to come to an event held at the library?
Renters of APL meeting spaces may charge for event attendees and sell goods and services within the meeting space.

Do I have to pay to use a meeting room?
Yes. Each room has a specific cost attached to it for profit and non-profit use.

Can I bring food to my meeting?
Yes, food is allowed in designated rooms only (see the individual room requirements). It is the responsibility of the renter to leave the room as clean as they found it. Users who negelct to cleanup after use may be charged a cleaning fee and may lose renting privilieges.  If you have questions, contact the Facility Use Coordinator at 907.343.2906.

Can I have a wedding or baby shower in the library?
Yes. Celebratory events are allowed in designated library locations.

Can I begin my meeting before the library opens or end it after the library is closed?
Yes. This type of request will require additional charges to hire security staff. The request for additional security must be coordinated between the user and the Municipal contracted security company.  Reservations requiring security will be confirmed once security has been scheduled by the renter.

Can I rent a meeting room on a Municipal Holiday or a day the library is closed?
Yes. This type of request will require additional charges for security staff. Requests must be made at least 30 days in advance of the event and approved by the Library Director.

What if I have to cancel my confirmed reservation?
For a full refund, written or email cancellation is required and must be received no later than 30 calendar days prior to the scheduled event.

May I hang things on meeting room walls?
Only painters tape and sticky back 3M flip chart sheets are allowed to be attached to the walls.

I want to advertise my event. What is the correct way to advertise the meeting location?
   Z.J. Loussac Public Library 
   Chugiak/Eagle River Library
   Mountain View Library 
   Muldoon Library

Available Rooms

Z.J. Loussac Public Library 3600 Denali St., Anchorage, AK 99503
Due to Loussac Renovation, Ann Stevens/Galleria and Wilda Marston Theatre are unavailable.
Loussac Assembly Chambers

Assembly Chambers (AC)

Capacity:  233

Rate:  $110 per hour rental rate - Minimum 2-hour rental

Amenities:  Raised dias, fixed theatre-style seating, a fixed  podium with microphone, cable link, projector, 2 large screens and Wi-Fi

Beluga Room Photo

Beluga Conference Room (BCR)  Effective April 1, 2017




Salmon Room Photo

Salmon Conference Room (SCR)  Effective April 1, 2017




Chugiak-Eagle River Branch Library 12001 Business Blvd. - Suite 176, Eagle River, AK 99577

Chugiak Eagle River Branch Program Room

Capacity:  67

Rates$30 per hour Rental Rate -  $30 per hour Non-profit rate  - Minimum 2-hour rental

Amenities:  Wi-Fi, kitchen sink, 5 tables, 40 adult chairs, 10 youth chairs. Teleconferencing capability.

Mountain View Branch Library 120 Bragaw St., Anchorage, AK 99508
MV Community Room Photo

Mountain View Branch Community Room

Capacity:  200

Rates:   $95 per hour Rental Rate  -  $85 Non-profit rate  -  Minimum 2-hour rental

Amenities:  White board, ceiling projector, Wall-mounted projector screen, ceiling-mounted speakers, DVD/Blu-ray player, CD player/radio receiver, Wireless microphone w/ receiver, data port and Wi-Fi,  14 folding tables, 80 chairs,  lectern, small kitchenette with sink and small refrigerator. Restrooms are just outside the room entrance. Teleconferencing capability.

Muldoon Branch Library 1251 Muldoon Rd. -  Suite 158, Anchorage, AK 99504
MD Program Room Photo

Muldoon Branch Program Room

Capacity:  40

Rates: $30 per hour Rental Rate -  $30 per hour Non-profit rate  - Minimum 2-hour rental

Amenities:  Projector screen, white board, Wi-Fi, 4 tables, 34 chairs. Teleconferencing capability.
Note: Restrooms are in the mall, outside of the library. No food allowed. Covered drinks permissable. Hours of use are limited due to mall access.

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