All spaces are open, however each room's capacity is subject to change due to pandemic protocols. If you have questions about the most up to date capacities, please contact the library administration office at 978.542.6153.
|Advising||1st / Learning Commons|
|Archives and Special Collections||Ground / 001|
|Circulation (Borrow, Return)||1st / Library Help Desk|
|Classroom 214, 215||2nd|
|Disability Services||Ground / Learning Commons|
|ERA (Education Resource Area)||2nd|
|Faculty Research Reading Room||2nd / 209|
|Family Study Room||2nd / 219|
|General Collection (call numbers A-HC)||2nd|
|General Collection (call numbers HD-Z)||3rd|
|Ground Floor Reading Room||Ground|
|Group Study Rooms||1st, 2nd, 3rd|
|Holocaust and Genocide Collection||2nd|
|Honors Program||1st / Learning Commons|
|IDEA Den (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Awareness)||1st|
|Interlibrary Loan||1st / Library Help Desk|
|Library Administration Office||3rd / 315|
|Library Conference Room||3rd / 318|
|Meditation Room||2nd / 213|
|Multimedia Room||1st / 101|
|Office||2nd / 220|
|Periodicals (Current Issues)||1st|
|Periodicals (Past Issues)||Ground|
|Reference and Research Help||1st / Library Help Desk|
|Reference and Instruction Librarian Offices||2nd / 210|
|Reserves||1st / Library Help Desk|
|TRIO||Ground / Learning Commons|
|Writing Center||1st / Learning Commons|
Berry Library has 3 computer-equipped instruction rooms located throughout the Library. Librarians and staff have priority use of these rooms for teaching information literacy in partnership with faculty. All classrooms feature a projector & screen with a lectern that has a desktop computer and monitor with additional connectivity options (e.g. to connect a laptop to the projector).
Classroom 107 is located on the first floor. It has 20 computers and doubles as an unsupervised computer lab.
Classroom 214 is located on the second floor. It has 44 computer workstations and is for supervised use.
Classroom 215 is located on the second floor. It has laptops in secured laptop carts and flexible furniture that can be easily reconfigured and is also for supervised use.
For more information about using these rooms, please see the Library Instruction Classroom Policies.
The Library Conference Room is located in room 318 on the third floor of the Library. This 25’ x 13’ space is furnished with a conference table that seats 16 people and includes the following AV equipment: 70" TV display, Windows 10 computer with HDMI connection, Apple Air Play connection for Apple Computers and mobile devices; Mirror Op for Microsoft computers and tablets with software installed. For questions about usage and availability of this room, please contact the Library Administration office in room 315 at 978.542.6232.
The Faculty Research Reading Room located is in room 209 on the second floor of the Library. It is reserved for faculty members conducting quiet research and study. This room has a variety of seating and lockers that can be assigned to faculty for the current semester.
To request permanent access to the Faculty Research Reading Room with your ClipperCard, please email email@example.com.
To request a locker assignment and for other questions about this room, please contact Dawna Matkevicius in the Library Administration office, Room 315, and at 978.542.6232 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Salem State University Library offers a family-friendly study room option for students, faculty, and staff. The designated study room is located in room 219. It can accommodate one family at a time and offers a family-friendly place for parents/guardians to study and work on projects with their children present. The rooms do not provide childcare, but offer a safe and secure location with amenities more conducive to studying with a child present.
Located in room 213, the Meditation Room can accommodate up to 8 people. It's intended for prayer, meditation, personal reflection, relaxation, and finding a moment of peace and is available to all library users, including non-SSU local community users. A key may be requested at the Library Help Desk on a first come first served basis. If you would like to have your own card activated, please email Cathy Fahey.
Please adhere to the following guidelines and respect others using this space.
Accessible restrooms are located in both wings on every floor of the Library, including gender-neutral restrooms.
There is a baby changing station in the single-occupancy gender-neutral restroom on the ground floor.
Berry Library has 12 study rooms with 6-8 seats each. Rooms may be reserved in advance by SSU students or may be available on a first-come, first-serve basis for others. Rooms may be accessed by checking out a room key card with a valid ClipperCard at the Library Help Desk. Current Salem State students may book a study room online.