Library Spaces

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4th Floor Reading Room Regenstein 4th Floor Reading Room
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 4th Floor Reading Room houses several specialized reference collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
Mansueto Library Grand Reading Room Mansueto Grand Reading Room
The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library
Located under the south side of the glass dome, the 8,000-square-foot Grand Reading Room has seating capacity for 180 users and is designed for quiet study.
2nd Floor Reading Room Regenstein 2nd Floor Reading Room
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 2nd Floor Reading Room houses several collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
Browsing the Stacks Regenstein Bookstacks, 2nd Floor
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 2nd Floor Bookstacks houses collections on History (C - F). There are 23 individual study tables along the perimeter of the bookstacks, intended for quiet study. No food is permitted in Regenstein's boosktacks.
3rd Floor Reading Room Regenstein 3rd Floor Reading Room
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 3rd Floor Reading Room houses several collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
5th Floor Reading Room Regenstein 5th Floor Reading Room
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 5th Floor Reading Room houses several specialized collections and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
Regenstein 5th Floor, East Asian Reading Room Regenstein 5th Floor East Asian Reading Room (Room 520)
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 5th Floor East Asian Reading Room houses reference and current periodicals collections dedicated to East Asia and provides a variety of furniture options for quiet study.
Bookstacks Regenstein Bookstacks, 3rd Floor
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 3rd Floor Bookstacks houses collections on Music & Fine Arts (M & N) and Languages & Literatures (PN-PT). There are 28 individual study tables along the perimeter of the bookstacks, intended for quiet study. No food is permitted in Regenstein's boosktacks.
Bookstacks Row Regenstein Bookstacks, 4th Floor
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 4th Floor Bookstacks houses collections on Philosophy, Psychology, & Religion (B) and Languages & Literatures (P-PM). There are 22 individual study tables along the perimeter of the bookstacks, intended for quiet study. No food is permitted in Regenstein's boosktacks.
Searching for Books Regenstein Bookstacks, 5th Floor
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's 5th Floor Bookstacks houses collections in East Asian (Harvard Yenching and Library of Congress) and on Education (L). There are 25 individual study tables along the perimeter of the bookstacks, intended for quiet study. No food is permitted in Regenstein's boosktacks.
Regenstein B Level Regenstein Bookstacks, B Level
The Joseph Regenstein Library
Regenstein's B Level Bookstacks houses collections on Social Sciences (G, H, J, XXK), Sciences & Technology (Q-V), and General Works, Bibliography, & Library Science (A, Z). There are several large tables in the center of the floor, as well as a few individual tables and standing height desks along its perimeter, all intended for quiet study.No food is permitted in Regenstein's bookstacks.
Regenstein Classics Reading Room Classics Reading Room (Room 470)
The Joseph Regenstein Library
The Classics Reading Room, located off of the 4th Floor Reading Room, houses the Classics Reading Room reference collection and provides quiet study space. Priority should be given to patrons making use of the Classics reference collection.
Map Collection Reading Room Map Collection Reading Room (Room 370)
The Joseph Regenstein Library
The Map Collection Reading Room, located off of the 3rd Floor Reading Room, houses the Map collection and provides quiet study space. Priority should be given to patrons making use of the Map Collection.
GRAD Writing Room GRAD Writing Room (Room 464)
The Joseph Regenstein Library
A joint project of UChicagoGRAD and the Library, the GRAD Writing Room is intended to be a quiet, focused destination where graduate students and postdocs can write academic projects. Access to the room is controlled electronically and managed by UChicagoGRAD.
Mansueto Listening Station Mansueto Viewing & Listening Room
The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library
The Mansueto Listening Station is located on the west side of the Grand Reading Room. It is a private study room that provides individual patrons with equipment to listen to audio recordings from the Recordings Collection, including LPs, audio cassettes, and CDs. The room is also equipped with a microform scanner.
Regenstein Art Reading Room Art Reading Room (Room 420)
The Joseph Regenstein Library
The Art Reading Room houses the East Asian Art Collection and the Epstein Archive. Priority should be given to patrons making use of these collections. No food is allowed in the Art Reading Room.
SSA-Library-byJasonSmith-RR-About.jpg SSA Library Reading Room
Social Service Administration Library
The SSA Library reading room is a large open space with a southern exposure of floor-to-ceiling windows allowing for lots of natural light during the day. There are a variety of seating options including couches, a rocking chair, large tables for spreading out your materials, and a pinwheel study carrel. There is also a smaller study area behind the bookstacks with single-user desks. Most of the furniture was either designed or selected by Mies van der Rohe.
Eckhart Library Reading Room Eckhart Library Reading Room
Eckhart Library
Eckhart Library offers an open reading room environment with long wood tables for quiet study as well as some comfortable single person seating.
D'Angelo Law 4th Floor Window Tables D'Angelo Law 4th Floor Window Tables
The D'Angelo Law Library
Tables along the windows on the 4th floor.
D'Angelo Law Book Stacks Center Tables D'Angelo Law 4th Floor Center Tables
The D'Angelo Law Library
Tables located in the center of the 4th floor.
D'Angelo Law 5th Floor Window Tables D'Angelo Law 5th Floor Window Tables
The D'Angelo Law Library
Tables along the windows on the 5th floor.
D'Angelo Law Book Stacks Center Tables D'Angelo Law 5th Floor Center Tables
The D'Angelo Law Library
Tables located in the center of the 5th floor.
D'Angelo Law 6th Floor Window Tables D'Angelo Law 6th Floor Window Tables
The D'Angelo Law Library
Tables along the windows on the 6th floor.
D'Angelo Law 6th Floor Center Tables D'Angelo Law 6th Floor Center Tables
The D'Angelo Law Library
Tables located in the center of the 6th floor.