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Reserving Memorial Library Facilities for Your Event

Several areas within Memorial Library may be reserved during Memorial Library’s operating hours for use by members of the Berry College community:

Classroom
The classroom is reserved with the library’s instructional program as its first priority followed by faculty course needs and campus events. The classroom is not available as a permanent location for semester-long classes. The room is available first-come first-served when not reserved. Go to the Library's Room Reservation page to check availability and place a reservation.

Conference Room
The Library Conference Room on the second-floor is available for reservation Monday-Friday after 5:00pm and on weekends. The Conference Room seats approximately eight at a single conference table, with a large-screen monitor available for display from laptops and iPads. Go to the Library's Room Reservation page to check availability and place a reservation.

Sandbox
The Sandbox is a multi-faceted, highly adaptable classroom space dedicated to experimenting with new technology that will foster instruction and enhanced student learning in a collaborative environment.The flexible layout encourages team-learning and small group/seminar style discussions. The technology allows and encourages students to share ideas within a smaller group or to contribute work from multiple devices on a single central display for the whole class to see. The room is available first-come first-served when not reserved. Go to the Library's Room Reservation page to check availability and place a reservation.

The Sandbox is a multi-faceted, highly adaptable classroom space dedicated to experimenting with new technology that will foster instruction and enhanced student learning in a collaborative environment.The flexible layout encourages team-learning and small group/seminar style discussions.

The technology allows and encourages students to share ideas within a smaller group or to contribute work from multiple devices on a single central display for the whole class to see.

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Archives Reading Room
The Archives Reading Room seats approximately 24 people at four tables. Food and drink are not permitted in the Reading Room. Reservations may be made by emailing or calling the Archives (706-236-1738 / archives@berry.edu). One week advance notice is appreciated.

Group Study Rooms
Three second-floor group study rooms are available on a first-come, first served basis. Each room seats approximately six at a single round table.

Publicizing Your Event in Memorial Library

Any officially recognized Berry College group, or any group holding an event or activity on the Berry campus, may place one poster in Memorial Library without approval, on the bulletin boards & display wall near Java City.

Placement of all other publicity, including posters, fliers, banners, or other objects in or on Memorial Library must be approved in advance. Contact Memorial Library Director Sherre Harrington (706-236-2285 / sharrington@berry.edu).

Special Events

Other areas of Memorial Library are occasionally made available for special events organized by members of the Berry College community. Such use requires the approval of the Director. Memorial Library is not available for private functions such as weddings.

Use Outside of Library Operating Hours

In addition to any other approval required for the use of particular spaces, all use of Memorial Library outside the Library’s normal operating hours requires the approval of the Director.

The only approved public entrance to the building is the main Library Lawn entrance. All other entrances and exits are for staff and/or emergency use only, and may not be used to provide access to the building for events.

A Library staff member must be present at all times that the building is in use for an event. Event organizers may be required to reimburse the Library for the cost of staffing the building.