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There are several study rooms at Central Library, located on the upper level. These rooms, which can accommodate up to six people, can be used free of charge on a first-come, first-served, basis.
Outlets are available in each room for computer use and device charging. You can connect to our wireless network from any study room.
Reserve a Study Room
Central Library also has a study room which can be reserved by groups of two or more. A library card is required to make a reservation.
Located on the upper level, this room seats up to six people and can be reserved for two hours. The room may be reserved up to two days in advance.
How to Reserve:
You can reserve this room by calling 519-743-7502.
You can also reserve online. Sign into the reservation system with your library card. Under "Change Location", click "select from list" and select "Study Room 5". Choose the block of time (up to two hours) you want to reserve, and click the "Create" button.
Note: Reservations will expire ten minutes after the start time if a group has not checked in with staff members.
Other study areas
There are several study desks, tables and chairs located throughout each of our library locations, which can be used for studying, project work, or quiet reading. Many of these are located near outlets to allow for computer use and device charging.
Using the study areas
Please be respectful of others in the area. Individuals or groups making excessive noise will be asked to leave.
Do not leave personal belongings unattended.
Food and drink are allowed in most of the study areas.* We ask that you please dispose of all waste before leaving. Garbage and recycling bins are located throughout each library location.
* Due to the sensitivity of rare materials, no food or drink is allowed in the Grace Schmidt Room.