Reserving a Room

The Public Lecture Hall is available to public non-profit, civic, cultural, or educational gatherings and organizations for meetings or events when the room is not being used for their primary purpose: Library and Museum activities.

Public programs sponsored by a government agency or non-profit organization and non-commercial programs of special interest are permitted. Private social events, such as birthdays, wedding receptions, or funerals, and commercial activities are not permitted. Event and meeting room facilities are available for lawful public use on an equitable basis, regardless of the beliefs or affiliations of individuals or groups requesting their use.

While the Library and Museum defend the right to free speech, they do not condone hate speech and the events and meeting room facilities may not be used by groups or individuals who engage in it. The Library and Museum do not necessarily advocate or endorse the views of meetings or events held in their facilities. Permission by the Library and Museum to use its facilities does not constitute an endorsement by the Library and Museum staff, the Board of Trustees or the City of Belen.

How to Reserve our Public Lecture Hall

If you would like to reserve our Public Lecture Hall please read our Policy for Reserving a room by clicking below and then fill out the following form. Someone will contact you back to confirm the details.

**Please note that if you schedule the Lecture Hall for a day/time that is outside of the Library's open hours there is a $25/hour charge for its use.

Click to View Our Policy for Reserving a Room
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  • Please provide Tax ID# if you are a Non-profit organization or an EIN # if you are a Government entity.
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    Please include enough time to set-up your event.
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    Please include enough time to take-down your event.
  • Do you need a Podium, Projector, Other? Please describe.
  • By submitting this application, I agree to all Guidelines for Use of the Belen Public Library and Belen Harvey House Museum Event and Meeting Room Policy. Failure to comply with the rules may lead to immediate termination of the meeting, event, or exhibit, exclusion of individuals from Library and Museum premises pursuant to the Policies and Procedures, and/or loss of future event and meeting room use privileges.
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Questions about reserving the Lecture Hall?

Please call Stephanie Wallace at 505-966-2606 or you can also reach her by email.