Library Spaces

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Default Placeholder Photo Crerar, Lower Level West
The John Crerar Library
Crerar's Lower Level West is home to all of Crerar's collections: Library of Congress call numbers Q - TZ, folios, and all Dewey materials are shelved in the Lower Level bookstacks, along with Lower Level Reference and Media collections.
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.
SCRC Seminar Room The Marie Louise Rosenthal Seminar Room (Room 133)
Special Collections Research Center
The Rosenthal Seminar Room is a technology-friendly classroom designed to provide instructors an opportunity to conduct hands-on, in-depth use of special collections with their students in a classroom setting. It features a document camera, plasma screen displays, media players, and easy laptop connections. It allows instructors to integrate both paper-based primary resources and online electronic resources into their teaching. Suitable for classes of 20 students or less.
SSA West Seating SSA West Seating Area
Social Service Administration Library
The seating area on the west wall of the SSA Library is set aside as a food-free zone. Snacks are allowed elsewhere in SSA.