King Library Meeting Rooms
Meeting Rooms at King Library are available for:
Programs must be free of charge and open to the public. They must be advertised through a wide variety of media. Programs provide opportunities for learning.
- Business meetings held by community groups
Business meetings do not have to be open to the public. They do not have to be directly associated with the City or the University. Generally, a request to hold a Business meeting in the Library is only approved once each year per each group.
- University groups or groups affiliated with the City of San Jose
University and City-affiliated groups may use Meeting Rooms for non-recurring business meetings.
Consideration will NOT be given for meetings involving regularly scheduled courses, class meetings or presentations for course credit, student club or chapter meetings, monthly meetings including city and campus departmental meetings, fundraising events, reception-only events, or meetings that charge an admission fee.
People interested in using Meeting Rooms for regular meetings of their organization, group, or club are encouraged to contact their local branch Library for availability. SJSU students are encouraged to contact the Student Union or Associated Students for available campus Meeting Room space.Library Administration reserves the right to approve or deny requests for room reservations.
There is no charge to use King Library Meeting Rooms.
All programs and meetings must be free of charge. No donations may be solicited. No promotions or sales (services, products, merchandise, or other items) are allowed.
Meetings must be held during the Library's open hours unless prior approval has been given by the Library and University Police.
Meeting Rooms are located on the second floor of King Library.
Room 225: The standard set up is theater style (rows of chairs with an aisle down the middle) which will seat 105 people.
- Classroom style (5ft tables with 3 chairs per table behind them, set in rows with an aisle down the middle) will seat 48
- Reception style will hold 215 without any seating or tables other then food/beverage tables
- Buffet Style with 30” x 60” tables and chairs, will seat 60-70
Room 229: The standard set up is a hollow square of tables with chairs (conference style), 49 people.
- Classroom style will seat 24
- Theater style will seat 50
- Reception style will hold 50 without any seating
- Buffet Style with 30” x 60” tables and chairs, will seat 35-40
Rooms 225/229 (combined): Standard set up is theater style which will seat 200 people.
- Classroom style will seat 72
- Reception style will hold 300 without any seating
- Buffet Style with 30” x 60” tables and chairs, will seat 100
- Banquet style same as Buffet style, except food prep must be done in 255/257 (all four Meeting Rooms must be reserved.
Rooms 255/257: As combined rooms can seat 54 people with the standard set up of Classroom style and the partition open. These rooms are not generally divided into two separate rooms.
- Theater style will set up to 80
- Reception style will hold 81 without any seating
- Buffet Style with 30” x 60” tables and chairs, will seat up to 50
- Classroom style will seat 27 (per individual room)
If catering is desired, Spartan Shops 1-408-924-1756 is the approved caterer. Catering must be requested separately. The Library does not provide this service. No food is to be served in the foyer area outside the Meeting Rooms. By SJSU campus policy, only Spartan Shops can be contracted to open and serve alcohol in the library.
Each Meeting Room is equipped with a variety of electronic media that may be requested on the room reservation form; however please note that the Library does not provide computers or laptops. Requests for changes in media requirements must be made with the Meeting Room Coordinator at least one week prior to the meeting.
Rooms 225, 229, and 255/257 have the following capabilities:
- Wired and wireless microphones and ceiling-mounted speakers.
- Assisted listening devices
- Computer data projection and audio, VHS or DVD playback, through a ceiling-mounted front projection system and wall-mounted stereo speakers
- CD or cassette tape playback through wall-mounted stereo speakers
- Wireless, computerized remote-control system
- A front projection screen that may be operated independent of the computerized remote-control system
- Internet access
- Overhead transparency projector
- A Media services representative will be available to answer questions and support your media request prior to your event start time