Community Room

The Village of Forsyth offers a community room for rent to all Village residents. The room is located at the south end of the library, 268 S. Elwood Street and can be reserved by Forsyth residents 21 and over, Sunday through Saturday, with the exception of certain holidays.

The room has a maximum capacity of 90 people and has an overall size of 40'x60', or 2,400 square feet. It includes a full service kitchen with two stoves, two microwaves, a refrigerator, and access to hot and cold water. The Community Room makes available nine, six (6) foot round tables and ten, 8 foot long tables, as well as 90 chairs. 

Reservations & Availability 

To check if the Community Room is available for reservation, please contact Village Hall at (217) 877-9445. Reservations must be made in person at Village Hall with a completed rental agreement and the entire payment for the room. Reservations can be made no earlier than six (6) months in advance. Please complete the form below and bring it with you to Village Hall prior to reserving the room. 

Room reservation rates and availability options are as follows: 

  • $30 - Morning Half Day from 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM 
  • $30 - Afternoon Half Day from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • $75 - Full Day from 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM 
  • Note: The community room is not available for reservation between 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM in order to allow for set up and tear down between half day rentals. If you wish to reserve those hours, you will need to reserve the room for the entire day.

Key Pick Up 

Forsyth residents shall pick up the key to the building at Village Hall between business hours on the reservation day, or if that day is on a weekend, on the Friday immediately prior. A $75 refundable deposit must be made when the key is picked up. The key is to be returned to the Village Hall no later than the next business day following the event, either by dropping it in the utility payment slot or returning it to the office front desk. No refund will be made until the key is returned and the room has been inspected and found to be in satisfactory condition.