Rooms for Small Business at the Libraries

As many small business owners and freelancers know, it can be difficult to hold professional conferences, presentations, and webinars from your location—be it your home office, your storefront, your restaurant, etc. Did you know that your local library has resources to help? Here are a few of them:

Collaboration Room

The Old Town Library recently added a state-of-the-art Collaboration Room designed for working on computer projects or holding group webinars. The Collaboration Room features “pucks” that connect laptop computers to a 42” TV—allowing you to see your project or webinar on a big screen. The Collaboration Room can be reserved for up to four hours, and includes:

• 2 HP Notebook laptops, running Windows 7 with Microsoft Office 2010 as well as Skype, GoToMeeting, Webex, and Spreecast
• Mice
• 42” flat screen TV
• Ultra wide angle full HD webcam
• Yeti microphone
• Headset with built-in microphone
• Apple adapters

Learn more about the Collaboration Room. To reserve the room, visit this page , choose a date and time, and enter in your information.
Collaboration Table

Study Rooms

Need to meet with a small team to set the project’s priorities, do research, or just touch base? The Old Town, Harmony and Council Tree Libraries have study rooms that are great for quiet, informative meetings with your small team. Different sizes are available, some are first come first served sign up and some you can sign up for in advance.

Click here for more information about study rooms at your library. Ready to reserve a room? Visit this page to pick a date and time.

Community Rooms

The Old Town, Harmony, and Council Tree Libraries all have meeting rooms available for free rental to non-profits. These are larger rooms with podiums and chairs, designed to hold a conference or presentation to a larger group of people. They all offer free wireless Internet access. Here is a quick rundown of what each location provides:

1. Old Town Community Room – This room can be split into two separate sections, or used as one space. When used as one space, it can seat up to 130 people. It offers:
• Chairs
• Podium
• Projector
• Projector screen
• Sound system
• Tables
• Whiteboard

2. Harmony Community Room – This room can seat up to 100 people, and offers:
• Chairs
• Podium
• Projection screen
• Projector
• Tables

3. Council Tree Community Room – The smallest of the three community rooms, this room can seat up to 80 people. It offers:
• Chairs
• Dimmable room lights
• Kitchenette with sink and counter top
• Podium
• Screen
• Tables

To find out more about the Community Rooms, click here . To reserve a room, visit this page .

Call the Answer Center at 221-6740 with your questions on these rooms.