The Friends of the Libraries Room (319 Alden) is used primarily for educational or cultural activities which are consistent with the Library’s functions. The Friends Room is located opposite the Fine Arts Library on the 3rd floor of Alden Library.
The room is available for use by groups within the University and for limited use by the Athens community. The room may be scheduled for repeat meetings/events no more than once per month and may be scheduled up to one semester in advance.
University catering policies must be followed if food or drink is to be served in the room.
The room includes approximately 80 chairs and 10 tables. The capacity of the room in a theater-style arrangement is 80 people. The room is equipped with a standard Windows computer, VHS/DVD player, and projector. A webcam and microphone, used for online Teams or Zoom calls, is attached to the lectern computer. The room is not equipped with a PA system. The room is has mobile furniture and is available for open study when not reserved. Assistance from library staff is typically not available. Room set up is the responsibility of the organizer. Request extra time in your reservation for set-up and to test the technology.
To request use of this room, complete the reservation form more than two business days in advance of your desired date.