For meetings and events, the Jones Meeting Center offers everything you need to make your experience productive and pleasant. The center features two rooms, state-of-the-art multimedia capabilities, wireless networking, a spacious lobby, catering kitchen, a piano, buffet counter, flexible seating and table arrangements, restrooms, and convenient, first-floor access to the library’s main entrance.
You can rent the Carl A. Jones and the Kathryn P. Jones rooms separately or together as a large, combined room. When combined, the center accommodates 90 at tables and 115 in auditorium seating. For dining arrangements, round tables seating six to eight can be requested. Seminar tables are available for business meetings, training, and workshops.
The kitchen features a full size refrigerator, microwave oven, serving cart, dishwasher, and separate outdoor entrance. Customers must provide all food, beverages, utensils, and containers.
Multimedia and Networking
The following equipment is available in each meeting room (some equipment requires payment):
- Wall-mounted 70″ Sharp Aquos LED TVs
- Overhead speakers for pervasive audio
- Blu-Ray, DVD video and CD-ROM player
- Wall-mounted touch panels for full audio/video system control
- Wireless, hand-held microphone or lapel mike
For PowerPoint and Internet-based presentations, customers may interface their laptops to wall jacks (HDMI or VGA cables provided) for data presentations. The entire center has Wi-Fi networking, so both presenters and attendees may bring wireless devices such as laptops, tablets, and smartphones to enjoy high speed Internet access. One of the major strengths of the Jones Meeting Center is that both rooms can be combined for simultaneous video presentations on both screens as well as combined room audio.
For more information or to schedule a meeting, call (423) 434-4362, or apply to use the meeting center online.