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Other Library Spaces

These spaces can be booked with 25Live or by contacting Conference Services.

Thorpe Conference Room

Thorpe Conference Room (301A)

The Thorpe Center Conference Room is located in room 301A, on the west side of the Thorpe Faculty Development Center in The Ames Library. An ideal location for faculty groups or committees to meet formally or informally.


Thorpe Conference Gathering Space (301)

The Thorpe Center Gathering Space is the central open area in the Thorpe Center, perfect for workshops or meetings, formal or informal.
Roof Garden

Roof Garden

The Ames Roof Garden is an elevated outdoor space accessible from the entry level. The garden overlooks a park-like setting on the south side of the library. The space can be reserved for special university events.
ames plaza

The Ames Plaza

An outdoor space located between the McPherson Theatre and The Ames Library, the Plaza is available for events such as music performances, student displays, and other activities. Electrical outlets are available. 
entry rotunda

Entry Level Rotunda

This open space on the first floor can be reserved for non-private activities. Ideal for special exhibits, signage displays, bake sales, and other events appropriate for a public area. No electrical outlets are available in this space. 
photo of furniture in the lower level rotunda

Lower Level Rotunda

An open area on the lower level of the library, the rotunda has study tables, comfortable chairs and couches. This space can be reserved for non-private events.