Study at the Berks Thun Library

Rooms and Spaces

Reserve a Room:

  • Call 610-396-6339 or visit the circulation desk for same day reservations
  • Book a room at least 24 hours in advance through our online room reservation form
Study Rooms and the Whisper Room available at the Library
Room Capacity Features
Group Study
Thun 115
Seats 8-10 PCs, DVD and/or VHS players and white boards
Group Study
Thun 118, 120, 122,
124, 129, 131, 133
Seats 6-7 PCs, DVD and/or VHS players and white boards
Individual Study
Thun 114, 116, 117,
​119, 121, 123, 125,
132, 134 and 135
Seats 2-3 All individual study rooms are equipped with whiteboards.

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Study rooms and Media Commons rooms can be reserved and are also available on a first come, first served basis if they are not already reserved or in use.

 

Media Commons

A total of 5 iMac workstations are available.

Berks Thun Library Media Commons Rooms
Room Equipment Software
Thun 127
One Button Studio
iMac workstation
Microphones, Green Screen, Lighting, Cameras, Tripods
iMovie, GarageBand, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite
Thun 126 and 128
Thun 130 and adjacent alcove
 iMac workstations
Microphone
iMovie, GarageBand, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite
Whisper Room
126A
Can seat 2, but more comfortably 1
A fairly soundproof booth designed for creating podcasts.
Houses an iMac workstation and a microphone.
iMovie, GarageBand, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Creative Suite

Please visit the Penn State Berks Media Commons website to learn more.

 

Textbooks and Reserves

Course reserves are special materials placed at the library's circulation desk or online by instructors for students to use for specific courses. You can search for course reserves by instructor's name, course number or course name.

For more information about course reserves at Penn State Berks, please contact: Barb Lessig, bzl1@psu.edu (610-396-6244).

 

Equipment to Borrow

Penn State Berks Thun Library Circulating Equipment
Item Brand/Model # Avail. Loan Period
Anatomical study kit, human bones Altay Scientific 1 2 hours
CD/cassette player and recorder Eiki 7070 1 2 hours
CD player Philips AZ1565 1 2 hours
Compass Staedtler 1 2 hours
Digital camera Canon PowerShot S5 IS 1 24 hours
Digital camera Nikon Coolpix L110 1 24 hours
Digital camera, mobile HD snap Sony Bloggie MHS-TS20 3 3 days
Digital camcorder Canon Vixia HF S20 1 24 hours
Digital camcorder Canon Vixia HF R60 2 24 hours
Digital camcorder Canon Vixia HF R500 2 24 hours
Digital video camera Flip Mino HD 6 3 days
Digital voice recorder Olympus DS-2 1 24 hours
Digital voice recorder Olympus WS-300M 1 24 hours
Drafting kit Maped 1 24 hours
Dry erase marker kits for study rooms Expo 20 2 hours
DVD video recorder JVC DR-MV100B 1 2 hours
Green screen, small Botero 2 24 hours
Green screen, large Botero 1 24 hours
Green screen, large frame kit Botero 1 24 hours
Headphones Sony MDR-XD200 2 24 hours
Highlighter pack Sharpie Gel 2 2 hours
Laptop computer, Mac Apple MacBook Pro  10 4 hours
Laptop computer, Windows Dell Latitude 7470 20 4 hours
Lighting kit Lowel 1 24 hours
Microphone with stand Samson C01U 2 2 hours
Microphone, iRig IK Multmedia 1 24 hours
Microphone with stand Blue Snowball USB 3 2 hours
Microphone, wireless kit Audio Technica PRO88W 1 24 hours
Microphone, wireless kit Polsen 1 24 hours
Museum Pass Reading Public Museum 5 24 hours
Prayer Rug S. Mahhouk 1 4 hours
Protractor C-Thru 1 2 hours
Remote Point RemotePoint Navigator 2.4 1 24 hours
Scientific calculator Texas Instruments TI-30X IIS 2 2 hours
Scientific calculator Texas Instruments TI-503 SV 1 2 hours
SD/SDHC USB 2.0 reader SanDisk Micromate 1 24 hours
SmartMount for SmartPhones iStabilizer 4 3 days
SmartMount for tablets iStabilizer 1 3 days
Tripod Amazon 1 3 days
Tripod Manfrotto 055XPROB 2 24 hours
Tripod Sunpak 2 24 hours
Tripod, flexible Joby Gorillapod 4 3 days
Tripod for iPhone Thoughtout PED-3Triphone 3 3 days
Turntable Audiotronics 300T 1 2 hours
Universal Smartphone Tripod Adapter Vastar 2 24 hours
View-Master Delux VR Viewer Mattel 3 24 hours