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Space Availability

The McWherter Library Fishbowl is a great space for collaborative projects & study sessions. Located in the First Floor Commons Room near the Research & Information Services desk.


Not reservable for recurring meetings, classes, events, etc. Your next meeting may be reserved at the close of your current meeting.  
The Fishbowl may be reserved for groups of 9-25. Not reservable for individual use or for groups smaller than 9. 
Current UM faculty & students may reserve this space for academic work, projects, & meetings. May not be reserved for non-UM-related sessions.
Reservation times may not exceed 4 hour blocks.


You may use Fishbowl without a reservation if your group is smaller than 9; others may use the room at the same time; if a group of 9 or more wishes to reserve the room, you may be asked to vacate the space.   

The Fishbowl has a TV with laptop connection capabilities (VGA, HDMI, & additional cables available at Check Out), modular seating and tables for up to 25, & a whiteboard (dry erase markers available at the Check Out desk).

To book McWherter Library space for an event or to request permission for any alternate-use purposes, visit

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