Study spaces

The Central Library has areas for study on all levels except Level 5.

Group study zones and discussion rooms

Level 2 (except the Den) and Level 3 are group areas where you can work and hold conversations.

Level 4 is also a group study zone except during study and exam breaks.

Discussion rooms can be booked online for group work and discussion.

Silent study zones

The Den (Level 2) and Levels 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11 are silent study zones.

Relaxing

There are comfortable casual seating areas on Level 2.

Group study zones and discussion rooms

The Macmillan Brown Library has one discussion room available on level 2.

Discussion rooms can be booked online for group work and discussion.

Silent study zones

There are areas for quiet study on level 2.

Relaxing

There are comfortable couches available in the library foyer on level 1 where food and drink is allowed.

Group study zones and discussion rooms

EPS Library has six discussion rooms are available on levels 1 and 2.

Four discussion rooms have LCD screens and laptop connections. Ask for an LCD cables pack at the information desk.

Discussion rooms can be booked online for group work and discussion. 

Silent study zones

There is a silent room on level 3.

Relaxing

Comfortable casual seats are on level 1 by the New Materials display and bean bags are on Level 2 next to the Science Fiction Collection.

Know your zones

Group study zones and discussion rooms

  • A place for group discussion and collaboration
  • Talking is permitted
  • Moderate use of audio and cell phones

Silent study zones

  • A place for individual study
  • No talking at all
  • No cell phone use

Please note:

  • Don't leave your valuables unattended.
  • Limited consumption of food and drink is permitted in the Central Library, Education Library and EPS Library unless it poses a risk of damaging library materials or offends other library users.
  • Hot food is not permitted in any of the libraries.
  • No food or drink is to be consumed at the library computers.
  • No food is allowed in the Macmillan Brown Library as there is a risk it will damage the heritage materials.