Due to COVID-19, the Discovery Centre is closed for the time being. During the closure, booking services will not be available.

However, you can still reach us by e-mail: https://carleton.ca/discoverycentre/contact-us/

Planning around changes to library and Discovery Centre services is ongoing. This will be updated with new information as it becomes available.

This room has an 18-foot-by-5-foot projector screen and compatible computer with 7.1 surround sound. The room seats up to 60 people (with 50 chairs and 4 couches) and can be reconfigured to suit diverse events.

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Available Resources:

  • 18′ x 5′ projector screen
  • Main computer console (compatible with HDMI connectivity and PCs)
  • Wireless presentation controller and laser pointer
  • Apple AirPlay available through left-hand projector
  • Seating capacity for up to 60 people
  • 2 rectangular tables on wheels for easy movement
  • 1 podium

Please be aware when using the Multi-Media Lab that only covered drinks and food items in line with the library’s food policies are permitted.

The Discovery Centre encourages you to come familiarize yourself with the technology prior to use of the Multi-Media Lab so that your event can run smoothly.

It is strongly advised that you bring your content in a USB. If you require a Skype session, you will have to set it up prior to the event. If you have any inquiries, please e-mail: discovery.support@carleton.ca

If you require sound for your event, please contact the Discovery Centre staff at: discovery.support@carleton.ca

The staff at the Discovery Centre can help you set up for your event. Please contact us at least one week before your event.

Further Inquiries

For further instructions on how to use this space, please see the “Instructions for the Use of the Multi-Media Lab” on the side of the main computer console. If you have specific technical needs and/or questions, please email discovery.support@carleton.ca.

The Multi-Media Lab can be booked for up to four class sessions, per class, per term. As it’s not part of the classroom list, it is requested that only special classes be held here. At this time the Discovery Centre does not support for-profit events or bookings by non-Carleton affiliated organizations. Please find booking instructions at the Enterprise Booking Portal. This room requires an approval confirmation email to your request.


If you plan on ordering food for your event, please note that only snack foods are permitted. No buffet-style, open foods that have a strong odour. Food permitted includes:

  • Coffee
  • Cookies
  • Granola bars
  • Sandwiches
  • Veggie tray

For more information, please see the MacOdrum Library Food and Drink policy

If you have any questions with regards to catering, please e-mail: discovery.support@carleton.ca