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Gordon Library is equipped with conference rooms and labs that can be reserved by members of the WPI community for meetings, lectures, project work, and more. Check out the space descriptions and make your reservation today.

Gordon Library Conference Room

Due to COVID restrictions, the Library’s Gordon Conference Room will be available this fall only for faculty and advisors who need to reserve a space for in-person project team meetings with students. Capacity with social distancing is 8. The room can be reserved by faculty or advisors to meet with their student teams for up to three hours.

The Gordon Conference Room is located on the third floor of the library (Room 303), and includes a large conference room table, seating for 25, an LCD projector and screen, and a multimedia podium. It is used for Library and Information Technology staff meetings, but any WPI faculty and staff can book it for meetings.

Anderson Lab

Due to COVID restrictions, the Anderson Lab is closed until further notice!


The instruction lab is located on the first floor of the Library (entrances are through the Multimedia Lab) and is available to reserve for staff and faculty for library instruction and software training. Anderson Lab includes an instructor PC, projection system, DVD/VCR, a whiteboard and contains 14 PCs and seating for 20. The Anderson Lab is open to the WPI community for use during all Library open hours as long as there is not a reservation.

Nursing Room (Room 203)

The Gordon Library is now offering the WPI community a small but private room suitable for nursing mothers. The room (Room 203) is located on the library's main level (2nd floor/entry level), and is open all hours that the library is open, including evenings and weekends. The room offers a small recliner, a refrigerator, and a window with a curtain. Please reserve the room in advance by clicking below, and stop by the Information Desk to show your WPI ID and borrow the key. 


Due to COVID restrictions, the Studio @ Gordon is closed until further notice!


Studio @ Gordon is an active learning and exploration space for project teams, student groups, and classes interested in ideation, design, innovation, and entrepreneurship.  The space, with capacity for 30-50 people, includes whiteboards, movable and varied furniture, and supplies for idea generation, making, and building.

Phone Booths

The Phone Booths (Rooms 204 and 205) are private spaces available for an individual to conduct a phone interview, take a test, etc. They are located on the second floor of the library and can be reserved online.

Shuster Lab for Digital Scholarship

Due to COVID restrictions, the Shuster Lab for Digital Scholarship is closed until further notice!


The Shuster Lab for Digital Scholarship is a space for individual and small group learning, practice, and projects involving digital scholarship. Located next to the Multimedia Lab on the first floor, the Shuster Lab has 12 workstations with specialized software, scanning equipment, and presentation screens.