The Library

First Floor

The Atrium

This study space allows students to rearrange the furniture as needed for their projects. There are a limited number of outlets on the floor. The Atrium also contains two self-check machines, a charging station that provides adaptors for a variety of phones, and the recreational reading bookshelf.

The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons

This large space includes 76 computer stations, both PC and Mac stations. In the center of the room is our Mediascape, which allows student groups to work together on one screen.  We also provide a book scanner which allows you to save PDFs of your scans onto a jump drive or email them to yourself.

Room 147A

Room 148

148 is a classroom usually used for Library Instruction. It is equipped with three large flat screen monitors mounted on the walls. When not being used for Library Instruction, the space is open for students to use as a study area.

Room 142

Room 142

Room 142 is a new study room located in the Learning Commons but also with an entrance from the Atrium.

Room 150 & 151

Group Study Room 150

There are group study rooms on the back wall of the Learning Commons. All the rooms have whiteboards on the walls, with the opportunity to bring in a Mediascape with a large monitor with multiple connections. These spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Second Floor

Group Study Are

Group Study Area

This space includes half of our physical collection.  The back wall features study rooms which are available on a first-come, first-serve basis The group areas in the library do not have a noise restriction but please be respectful of fellow students and groups.

Room 209A & 209B

Room 209A & 209B

Located in the Group Study Room, this partitioned room seats 50 (25 on each side).  This classroom is often reserved for classes, Library Instruction, and club meetings. When not in use, students are welcome to use the technology and space.

Room 210

Room 210 - Humanities Reading Room 

Also located in the Group Study Room, the Humanities Reading Room was established in Summer 2014. This space is dedicated to students; feel free to use the comfy couches and large table for group or individual studying.

Study Rooms

Study Rooms

Located on the back wall of the Quiet Study Room and the Group Study Room, our study rooms are equipped with a table and 1-2 chairs. These rooms are available on a first come first serve basis. Please be courteous to those in the Quiet Study Room and keep the noise level low.

Juvenile Reading Room

Children’s Literature Room

This room houses the library’s Children’s Literature collection and a computer lab reserved for student, staff, & faculty use (access granted with your LancerCard).  Also in the back corner of the Children’s Literature Room is a group study space. The k-12 Textbook Repository is also located in this area.

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Room 201 - Computer Lab

This computer lab located in the Children’s Literature Room has 20 computer stations, 4 are equipped with Assistive software (these stations are labeled). This room is reserved for student, staff, & faculty use and requires a LancerCard for entrance.

Quiet Study Room

Quiet Study Room

Equipped with individual carrels and power sources, this space is used for students who would like a quieter study experience. Please be courteous to others in the Quiet Study Room and keep the noise level low. The back wall features study rooms which are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Room Equipment

Assistive Technology

For patrons who might need access to assistive software, the Library has provided ZoomText and Kurzweil 3000 on select computers. If you need assistance locating these computers, please see The Desk. If you are in need of further assistance, please contact the Disability Resources Office at 434-395-2391 .

Learning Commons

Station Number  Software Available 

       #15– ZoomText and Kurzweil 3000

       #24 – ZoomText and Kurzweil 3000

       #53 – ZoomText and Kurzweil 3000

Upstairs Computer Lab (201)

            Station Number  Software Available 

          #4 – ZoomText and Kurzweil 3000

        #10 – ZoomText and Kurzweil 3000

        #17 – ZoomText and Kurzweil 3000

Learning Commons Features

Book Scanner

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Group media desk

Mediascape -- Stationary

Copiers and Printer

Copier and Printer

Mediascape -- Mobile