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Spaces: Navigate the space booking availability grid

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To add and manage your space bookings:

  1. Click on Spaces in the command bar.
  2. Select the Location you wish to view.
  3. Click on the Booking Grid & Availability tab.
  4. Use the filters to select spaces by Category, Zone, or other options.
  5. Click the Go button to load the booking grid.

Viewing a category's public page, part 1


Select a location, zone, category, and/or space

Use the 1) Location and 2) Zone, Category, and Space dropdowns select the spaces you want to view.

  1. The Spaces filter is only visible for sites with the Seats module enabled.
    • When there are spaces within the category/zone you are viewing that have seats added, you can use the Spaces filter to view the space booking availability for the individual seats within the space.
  2. Use the Accessible filter to show only spaces that have been flagged as an accessible space.
  3. Use the Powered filter to show only spaces that have been flagged as having power available.

Selecting a location and category


Browse dates in the calendar

Once you've selected a category, you can browse bookings for each item by date.

  1. To pick a new date, use the  Go to Date button to select a specific date.
  2. Use the Back () and Forward () buttons to navigate between weeks.
  3. Use the Refresh () button to refresh the availability grid. This is helpful if you want to check for new bookings since you loaded the page.
  4. Use the horizontal scroll bar to navigate between days in the current week. 

Example of how to browse dates 


View space availability

Availability slots will be color-coded to indicate whether a space is available, tentative, or booked.

Status Meaning
Available The space is still available to be booked during this time slot.
Confirmed A user has confirmed their booking request for this item.
Confirmed (Payment Pending) A user has confirmed their booking request for this item but has not paid for the booking yet.
Mediated Approved Library staff have approved this mediated booking request.
Mediated Approved (Payment Pending) Library staff have approved this mediated booking request but the user has not paid for the booking yet.
Mediated Tentative The mediated booking request is still awaiting review by library staff.
Padding The item cannot be booked during this time because of the padding added to bookings in this category.
Tentative A user has submitted a booking request for this item but has not yet confirmed the booking.
Unavailable The item cannot be booked during this time because the item is unavailable.

Example of different availability statuses


Preview a booking

To preview information about a booking, including the name of the patron and booking dates, hover over the booking in the availability grid. A tooltip will appear showing you the basic info about the booking. To view more detailed info and make changes, click on the availability time.

Hovering over a booking