The Ames Library

Other Library Spaces

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. Revised capacity for fall 2020 is 36 people. This space can be booked with 25Live or by contacting Conference Services.

 

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. This space can be booked with  25Live or by contacting  Conference Services.

 

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.This space can be booked with   25Live  or by contacting  Conference Services .

 

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. This space can be booked with   25Live  or by contacting  Conference Services .