Meeting & Study Rooms

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  • Community Room @ El Gabilan Library

  • Community Room @ Cesar Chavez Library

  • Study room @ El Gabilan Library

  • Conference/study room @ El Gabilan Library

Salinas Public Library offers a variety of spaces for public use including a conference room, three study rooms and two community meeting rooms.

Study Rooms

Three study rooms and a small conference room are available for public use at El Gabilan Library during its regular operating hours. Reserve a study room here.  

Study room usage guidelines:

  • Rooms may be reserved by one or more people and cannot exceed the maximum occupancy for each room.
  • Requests to use the study rooms may be made in person at El Gabilan Library or online, but no more than one (1) week in advance.
  • Room reservations are limited to two (2) hours per person, per day, to ensure equitable access of library facility.
  • Reservations may be canceled if the room is not being used within the first fifteen (15) minutes of the reservation. 
  • Unoccupied study rooms may be used by any library visitors but, occupants will be asked to vacate the room when the person with valid reservation arrived.
  • No food is allowed in the study room. Drinks are limited to those in closed containers such as covered cups, cans, or water bottles, and must be kept away from electronics.
  • Please be considerate of others and clean up before leaving the study room.


Community Meeting Rooms

Community meeting rooms are available at both Cesar Chavez and El Gabilan Library, and may be reserved for public use when not being used for Library activities. Fees may be charged according to the current Library Fee Schedule.

Facilities Information:

Cesar Chavez Library BHC Meeting Room, Capacity: 204 people
**available for reservation starting November 2021
El Gabilan Library Community Room, Capacity: 184 people
**available for reservation starting September 2021

A meeting room application form must be completed and submitted to the Library for room usage consideration. Applications must be submitted at least two weeks before the requested date. The submission of an application does not guarantee approval for room usage.