Serving of Alcohol Policy

Requests to serve alcohol will only be considered at the Halifax Central Library in the Paul O’Regan Hall, first floor Atrium or fifth floor Halifax Living Room.

Permission must be obtained from the Chief Librarian and CEO to serve alcohol on Library premises in accordance with the Library Room Booking Policy.

Alcohol may not be served during Library open hours with the exception of the Paul O’Regan Hall, with restrictions.

Library staff are responsible for obtaining appropriate permissions and licenses for Library-hosted events.

For private events hosted by individuals or organizations, the renter is responsible for meeting all regulatory requirements, including obtaining a Special Occasion Liquor License and insurance, and will provide proof to the Library that the requirements have been met in accordance with the Library Room Booking Policy.

Revised: July 2015.

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