Smart Classrooms & Reading Areas

Waidner-Spahr Library currently has several Smart classroom facilities, ranging from traditional lecture-seminar rooms to computer labs to innovative group-work computer work labs. The Smart protocol for classroom technology is designed to make using computer, video, CD, and DVD playing as easy as possible. Library Smart classrooms include:

In addition, the library has a Mobile Media Cart that may be used in the Jacob's room or reading areas of the library building.

Reserving Classrooms & Reading Areas for Your Class

To reserve the Alden or Jacobs room contact CASE at 717-245-1900 or via email (

To reserve the Information Commons Class room for use from 8am-5pm, Monday - Friday contact reservations after 5pm and on weekends can be made by contacting CASE at 717-245-1900 or via email (

To reserve the mobile cart and reading room areas email

Please, do not hesitate to address questions about the Smart classrooms to User Services via E-mail (, telephone (ext.1000), or by visiting the User Services office, in the lower level of the Library. If you need immediate help in a Smart classroom, please call the Helpdesk at ext.1000.

Reserving Reading Areas for an Event

If you would like to have an event in the library you must first receive prior approval by emailing If your event is approved, the library will contact CASE on your behalf. The library will support your event in the following ways:

  1. Provide an appropriate space.
  2. Contact CASE to reserve the space.
  3. Provide a library event liaison.

All other arrangements (food, promotion) will be provided by the group sponsoring the event.

The library expects the group sponsoring the event to abide by all campus policies and regulations.

Updated November 2011