Can I hold my private event at the Atrium (wedding, birthday party, reception, etc.)?
No, however there are other City venues available for this purpose. Visit the Facility Rentals page for further information.
Who can use the Atrium in the University Place Civic and Library Building?
The City of University Place and Pierce County Library System own the Atrium and may use the space for any events sponsored by the City of University Place or the Pierce County Library System or sponsored by a group which the Library or City has formally recognized as affiliated with the Library or City. If the time of use is proposed during hours the University Place Pierce County Library is open, the Library System must approve the use.
What kinds of activities may occur in the Atrium?
The type of uses would need to be approved by the City and if during the Library’s open hours, by the Library.
Where can the activities occur in the Atrium?
Activities may not interfere with access to the University Place Library during hours the Library is open. For more information, see Suggested Atrium Use Floor Plans.
When may I have an event in the Atrium?
The City will review and determine approval when activities may occur in the Atrium, and if the event is proposed to occur during the Library’s open hours, the Library will review and determine approval. Event organizers must complete and submit an application through e-mail, mail or fax. The City of University Place and Pierce County Library will review your application and the City will respond to you. The Library will review applications that request to use the Atrium during the University Place Library’s open hours.