Reservations can be made online. You will receive an email to finalize and confirm your reservation.  Your room is not reserved until you receive an email confirmation from the Library.  If you have questions, please call the Question Desk at 217-367-4069.

The Lewis Auditorium and Satterthwaite Conference Room:

  • All events must be free, open to the public, and not private in nature.
  • May be reserved online up to six months in advance.
  • Must be reserved at least 72 hours prior to the event.
  • May have up to 6 meeting room reservations per group at any one time.
  • No more than 2 events per week may be scheduled.

Cancellations can be made online with the reservation confirmation number or by calling the Question Desk at 217-367-4069.

Lewis Auditorium (Light refreshments and covered drinks allowed)
Location: Ground Floor
Max Occupancy: 130
Items Available for Use: 130 chairs, 38 tables (30 tables are 6 feet long; 8 tables are 5 feet long), a lectern, a projection screen, an audio-visual cart with an extension cord, a ceiling-mounted projector, and a small grand piano.

Satterthwaite Conference Room (Light refreshments and covered drinks allowed)
Location: Ground Floor
Max Occupancy: 18
Items Available for Use: 14 chairs, 5 tables (30” x 60”)