Room Reservations

The library has several spaces that can be reserved ahead of time for student, faculty, staff use. There are two different types of spaces that can be requested ahead of time.

Individual Spaces:

There are 5 individual study rooms on the second floor of the library. These rooms currently have space for one individual and come with a table, chair and power outlet. To see the availability of these rooms and submit a request for one of these spaces, click the link below.

Confirmation of request of these spaces is sent automatically via email (usually within 30 minutes of request). Important to note, due to the everchanging needs of the Academic Support Center, we reserve the right to cancel your reservation to accommodate their testing needs.

Small-Large Group Spaces:

The rooms/spaces listed below can accommodate both small and large groups. Requests for these spaces can be submitted online through the Office of Events and Conferences’ Inquiry Request Form.

Link to Inquiry Request Form >

You can also click on any library room below to view the availability of these library spaces’ and then click the “Reserve a Room” link on the left side of the calendar page.

Please allow a minimum of 48 hours to process requests submitted Sunday – Thursday. Those requests submitted Friday – Saturday can take up to 72 hours to process. Please plan accordingly.

All small/large group library room reservation requests are submitted to and then approved by the Office of Events and Conferences and the Registrar’s Office. Any additional questions regarding reservation requests can be sent to Events@otterbein.edu.

Available Room
Library 118 39 armchairs with instructor computer, data projector, document camera, and DVD/VCR. Room located on the first floor with the entrance just inside the main library next to the stairs.
Library 124 51 armchairs with instructor computer, data projector, document camera, and DVD/VCR. Room located on the first floor in the back hallway past the Otterbean Cafe.
Library 126 44 armchairs with instructor computer, data projector, document camera, and DVD/VCR. Room located on the first floor in the back hallway past the Otterbean Cafe.
Library 127 With seating for 24, White Boards on all walls, and movable desks and chairs, this space can be adapted to serve large or small group projects. Room located on the first floor in the back hallway past the Otterbean Cafe.
Library 200 Computer lab with 11 (regular 24) student computers, instructor computer, data projector, document camera, and DVD/VCR located on the 2nd floor near the stairs.
Library 201 Computer lab with 8 (regular 19) student computers, a middle table with seating for 8-10, instructor computer, data projector, document camera, and DVD/VCR located on the 2nd floor near the stairs.
Library Seminar Room Seating for 16, instructor computer, data projector, document camera, and DVD/VCR located in the lower level. This room has glass whiteboards on two walls, movable tables, and chairs, and the back of this room is perfect for up to 8 person meetings including a TV with HDMI hookups for personal computers. NOTE: This space is offline during the 2020-2021 academic year.
Library Lois’s Study Conference table with seating for 12 and flat-screen TV/DVD mounted located on the 2nd floor. TV has VGA hook up for a computer, an HDMI adaptor is available at the Customer Service Desk on the 1st floor.
OtterBean Cafe Area Space with one table and two chairs designed to host informational tables or as an Otterbein-affiliated fundraiser location. Student groups looking to use this space as a fundraiser must first receive approval from the Center for Student Involvement. NOTE: This space is offline during the 2020-2021 academic year.

 

Please see the Library’s full Schedule of Operations for additional information.

Contact the Library

138 West Main Street.
Westerville, OH 43081
614-823-1235
library@otterbein.edu

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