Display Case

The Bata Library display case, located prominently at the main entrance on the Symons Campus, serves as a central spot for showcasing programs, events, and services. It's a highly visible area perfect for attracting attention to university-related information. 

How to Book the Display Case 

Eligibility and Process 

  • Available only for internal university departments or groups. 
  • A Trent student, staff, or faculty login is necessary to book. 

Booking Process 

  • Email library@trentu.ca with your booking request.
  • Visit the Display Case calendar to check availability and upcoming displays.
  • Bookings are first-come, first-served. 
  • You can book up to one year in advance. 
  • We recommend booking early due to high demand. 

Responsibilities and Insurance 

  • The Library is not responsible for exhibit security or welfare during installation or dismantling. 
  • By accepting the booking terms, exhibitors release the Library from liability for any loss or damage. 
  • Exhibitors must arrange their own insurance coverage if necessary. 

Booking Management and Duration 

  • The display case key is available at the Library Service desk after 2:00pm on the Sunday of your booking. 
  • The standard booking period is from Sunday 2:00pm to Saturday 4:00pm. 
  • Responsibility lies with the exhibitor setting up the display; please let us know if you experience any delays. 
  • Please remove your display by Saturday 4 pm; a $20 charge applies for late removal. Unclaimed items may be discarded after one week. 
  • Email library@trentu.ca to cancel your booking. 
  • The Library reserves the right to preempt any booking with 3 weeks' notice. 

Exhibit Content 

  • The Library supports academic freedom and imposes no censorship. 
  • Concerns should be directed to the university group organizing the display, not the Library.