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Both locations of the Cedar Rapids Public Library will be closed on Sunday, May 26 and Monday, May 27, in observance of the Memorial Day holiday. 

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Special Event Alcohol Use Policy


Alcoholic beverages are sometimes served in conjunction with special events held at the library. This policy clarifies how and under what circumstances alcohol can be served:

  • Permission to serve alcoholic beverages on library premises must be approved by the Board of Trustees at a board meeting prior to the event date.
  • In seeking permission, the customer must include where the event will be held within the library. As such, alcohol may be sold and/or consumed as long as the service is provided by a licensed caterer or bar service.
  • The applicant is responsible for all additional maintenance and personnel costs resulting from use of alcoholic beverages.
  • Alcohol is not permitted at youth activity events or at public hearings, nor may alcohol be served to minors.
  • No leftover beverages may be left on library premises.



Adopted: 09/05/2013

Reviewed: 11/2015, 7/2019, 4/4/2024

Revised: 9/1/2022

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