Study Space

The Library has floors which are designated for silent study, quiet study, and some which allow for group discussion. Use the online room booking to book a group study room.

Silent Study (10th floor): no talking or whispering, no group study, no use of cell phones, minimal and quiet keyboarding, mute all audio and no eating.

Quiet Study (floors 6, 7 and 9): no talking or whispering, no group study, and use of cell phones elsewhere.

Group Study (floor 8): if you need to talk to your classmates, please consider booking a group study room, or go to the 8th floor.

Consult the Where to Study  directory in the lobby, and also look for them on the stack floors. This directory gives you suggestions on where to go in the Library depending on what kind of study space you need.  If you are looking for study space, please consult the guide first to make sure you are in the right place, so that you will not disturb others.

If you need to access a computer, floors 2 and 3 have the most workstations available.  For quiet work with a computer, please use the lab on the 6th floor.  Laptop loans are also available from the Circulation Desk.

Student Learning Centre

Please note that an additional 8 floors of study space is now available in the Student Learning Centre (SLC) at Yonge and Gould Street, easily accessible through the connection on the Library’s main floor.  Collaborative work rooms can be booked for group study, and a card-accessible quiet study space for grad students is available on the 7th floor of the SLC. If you are unfamiliar with study space in the SLC, please note that daily tours are available at 12 p.m. during the week, starting at the Welcome Desk near the entrance doors. Students can register online for a tour  to learn about the different options for study space available in the SLC.