The primary purpose of library meeting rooms is to serve the needs of Library-sponsored programs and services, which shall receive scheduling priority. Otherwise, meeting room facilities are available for use by the City of Hoover and other community groups for events which are educational, cultural, intellectual, civic or charitable in nature. Meeting room facilities are unavailable for social events, such as baby showers, birthday parties and weddings. Meetings must be free and open to the public. Groups using the meeting room facilities may not charge an admission or class fee, sell items, promote items or services for sale or request donations for attendance or participation. Groups may collect membership dues from members at meetings. A maximum of 12 meetings per calendar year with no more than one meeting per month will be scheduled. Reservation requests must be submitted no later than three business days prior to the date/time requested.