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Study Rooms

Study rooms are available in Main, Mudd, and Schaffner for you to reserve! All you need is a or email address. Find the time and room you would like to reserve and click on it. You can reserve a room for up to 3 hours at a time and up to 3 weeks in advance. Once you reserve the room, you will receive a confirmation of your reservation by email. Be sure to save your confirmation!

For feedback or more information, please call the Main Library at (847) 491-7658 or email

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Level 1:
Periodicals and Newspapers Reading Room:
Large tables and individual study carrels, along with some computers.

Tower Stacks:
Levels 3-5:
Perfect for getting some solitude, each of the towers have several individual study carrels in and around the stacks. Level 5 is also home to the African Studies and Transportation Libraries and some of the best views on campus.


Level 1


Tower Stacks


Level 1:
Information Commons: Over 60 computers, including tables for working together. 

1South: Ideal for meet-ups and class group projects! 1South has group and individual study tables, comfortable seating, and portable white boards. Check markers out at Circulation.

Level 2:
Core, 2 North: Three floors of large tables for working and studying with your group or friends. Reserve the Core Project Room or one of the Core Study Rooms. Check out the Leisure Reading collection too!


Level 1



Level 2

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