Lecture Hall and Memorabilia Room

Reserve Event Space

203-432-1818
Location

Due to construction on Wall Street the Lecture Hall will not be available for reservation from November 1, 2014 - January 1, 2015. 

Lecture Hall setup:

Standard seating set-up is full lecture style with 90 desk chairs (all chairs facing front with one aisle in the middle).

The Lecture Hall has a max seating capacity of approximately 120 seatting (140 standing). If requested, max seating is with all 90 desk chairs and additional padded chairs to seat 120. 

Please note that this room is not air conditioned but is heated. 

Various configurations of chairs, tables, and/or standing arrangements may be requested at the time of booking for a custodial fee. In Addition, to the chairs usually in the room, Custodial Services can provide:

  • 9 eight-foot tables
  • 6 six-foot tables
  • 8 round tables
  • 64 padded chairs

Memorabilia Room Setup:

The Memorabilia Room standard setup is with 2 6ft tables already in the room and 6 soft seating chairs.   Up to four long tables (8ft or 6ft) may be set up in the room for displays or food. 

The Memorabilia Room can only be booked for small receptions for a max of 30 attendees.  There cannot be two separate events going on in the Lecture Hall and Memorabilia Room at the same time. 

Please note that this room is not air conditioned but is heated. 

Media Equipment
The Lecture Hall is equipped with a standard, Tier 3, Yale University Media services A/V system, which includes a podium with affixed microphone, wireless microphone, lapel microphone, network PC, several USB ports, inputs for HDMI, LCD projector and wall screen, and DVD player. The AV system also includes an Echo360 lecture capture camera, Apple TV to enable wireless display capability via AirPlay on Macbooks/iPads and Airparrot on Windows laptops. 

Support for this equipment as well as reservations for other equipment needed are the responsibility of the requestor and is provided by University Media Services (203-432-2650).

Fees:

Administration fee:
The Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall and Memorabilia Room are available for University and Academic events.  Depending on availability, the Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall is available to student groups for an administration fee of $150 (regardless of length).

This fee is before the addition of custodial and security services. Costs for those will be added if needed. 

Custodial fee:
A custodial charge of $50 for any setup other than the standard setup between the hours of 8:30am-5:00pm.  Overtime charges of $75 will apply to setups after 5:00pm.

Security fee:
Events may be scheduled to begin or end at any point outside these hours (8:30am – 5:00pm), but security staff must be present if this is the case.  Applicable Security overtime charges will apply. Fees for security coverage are charged at $30/hour/person for a minimum of 4 hours.  If after hours, please indicate if you prefer to use either the High Street entrance or Wall Street entrance (or both) during your event.  Please know that the Wall Street door is closed on Saturdays unless otherwise requested.  To see the hours for Sterling Memorial Library please click here.

Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall
Sterling Memorial Library Memorabilia Room