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Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium

Park Library's Sarah and Daniel Opperman Auditorium is a state of the art, fully mediated special event room. It contains seating for up to 129 people, has 1 LCD Projector and screen, and 4 coinciding LCD screens. The auditorium is used mainly for special events such as guest speakers, presentations and workshops. It also played host to Governor Jennifer Granholm and Rick Snyder, numerous musical groups, poetry readings and Film festivals. If you are interested in reserving the Auditorium for your next event please fill out the reservation form and submit it electronically. Use of this room is restricted to Central Michigan University meetings and events only. If you have any questions about the room please feel free to call the Facilities Specialist at 989-774-1030.

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A faculty or staff member must be present and be knowledgeable on the operation of the auditorium’s high-level media equipment.

If there are A-V equipment needs, the Libraries’ Facility Specialist is available up to one day in advance for training assistance. It is the requestor’s responsibility to arrange time prior to the event for instruction. Library staff are not available to operate audio-visual equipment for events. If assistance in operation of equipment will be needed, the requestor should make arrangements with OIT Help Desk or University Events. The Library will not be responsible for any charges incurred.

CAPACITY: 123 seats with additional 6 wheelchair access (129 max.)

SET-UP: Theater style

RECOMMENDED USE: Conferences, presentations, speakers, films

The Auditorium Includes:​
  • 8"x10" signs to left entrance of auditorium
  • 1-12' drop down screen
  • 2- 60" LCDs on either side of 12' drop down screen. (1080 p)
  • 2-21" flat LCDs (1080 p)
  • 1 video projector (1080 p)
  • 1 podium with touch panel;  VGA & HDMli inputs
  • WIFI and network connections  at podium 
  • 1 large dry erase board 
  • Mediated Equipment: 
    - VCR
    - Blu-ray/DVD Player
    - CD Player
    - Document Camera
    - Laptop
    - Apple TV
  • 3 wired microphones, 3 wireless microphones
  • T-coil Hearing assistance System
  • Capacity of 123 with additional space for up to 6 wheelchairs