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Ideas Lounge

The Ideas Lounge is an exciting gathering space designed to support Library and campus programming with public lectures, presentations, workshops, showcases and other interactive events. The large-scale display, along with an enhanced sound system and recording and streaming capabilities, creates an ideal space for teaching, learning and research.


Room Layout & Capacity


Includes a variety of seating and table options including low, soft seating, low tables, and high-top tables; can accommodate up to 35 people


Includes rows of seating for attendees; can accommodate up to 60 people


Includes 5 standard height round tables with 8 chairs each: can accommodate up to 40 people


Includes high-top tables in stand-up reception style; can accommodate up to 80 people

Room layouts can be customized to best suit the needs of each booking. Please list adjustment requests on the booking form. The Visualization Classroom provides access to the same technology in a more traditional classroom setting.


  • This space can be reserved by MRU faculty, students or staff
  • The hours of operation for this space are the same as the Library hours - please note that there is limited technical support available after 5:00 pm Monday - Friday and on weekends.
  • Consultation is not required prior to booking this space but is available upon request by submitting the Expression of Interest Form or contacting Library Outreach Lead, Courtney Montgomery,