The Hondius Community Room is the largest meeting room at the library with a maximum occupancy of 49 people. This room has a small kitchen area. There are 9 – six foot folding tables and assorted smaller folding tables available for use. Please call the library (at 586-8116) or click on the 'Event Calendar' tab and 'Submit Event' to schedule the room. To check availability please click on the 'Event Calendar' tab above.
The Hondius room is equipped with a retractable screen, LCD projector, a Mini Mac computer, 5.1 surround sound audio system, VCR, and a wireless Internet connection. Input to the system may be made via our computer based DVD or CD player, USB flash drive, or your own notebook computer via VGA or HDMI video and mini audio connections.
Microsoft PowerPoint presentations are “plug and play”. Please keep in mind that use of non-standard type styles or non-optimized images and graphics in presentations will cause a decrease in performance.
The computer has installed an open office application allowing access to common word processing file types (such as MS Word), spreadsheet files (such as MS Excel), as well as to PowerPoint files.
Limited instruction in the use of our equipment is available from library staff during regular hours.
Please note that equipment and Internet performance may be limited by many factors. Network speed may vary dependent on use in our public areas and the speed and availability of the locations outside our building that you are accessing via the Internet. Wireless networks are not secure; it is recommended that confidential materials not be accessed over this connection.
Please be aware of all policies related to the use of our meeting rooms: Meeting Room Policies