The Library's five floors have study spaces for every type of student: individual carrels, larger study tables, group study rooms; locations where strict silence is observed, and others where quiet conversation is permitted. Take a walk around to find the place that's best for you!
Where Can I take my Online Class on Campus
Bring your own mic and headset if you can. Library computers do not have mics or cameras and require headphones with a jack.
Reading rooms are spacious, open rooms that provide an atmosphere suited for quiet individual study. You can also gain access to the Library's wireless network from any of the reading rooms. The three reading rooms in the Library are:
Christoph M. Kimmich Reading Room (map): Located on the 1st floor, overlooking the scenic lily pond.
LaGuardia Reading Room (map): Currently Unavailable Located on the 2nd floor, to the left of the stairs/elevators.
Library Science Reading Room (map): Located on the 4th floor.
Group Study Rooms are currently limited to one or two persons at a time. They may be used for taking Online Classes. . Many of these rooms outfitted with large screens and whiteboards for your use.
There are group study rooms on every floor of the Library. Rooms 134, and 146 have adaptive equipment for people with disabilities.
Students may reserve a group study room at the New Media Center (2nd floor). Group study rooms are assigned for a 2-hour period.
Many textbooks and other required class texts are reserved for your use in the Reserve Room. Check with your professor to see if they have placed items on reserve. Some professors place items on E-Reserve, allowing 24/7 access to required materials via Blackboard.
Items placed on on-site reserve by instructors (books and articles) may be requested at the Reserve Desk on the Library's 1st floor. Check OneSearch to identify and to confirm that items are available in Brooklyn Reserve.
Books on reserve are available for short periods of time, to allow many students to have access to the materials:
Items returned late incur late fees. Late fines at the Brooklyn College Library are:
For more information, see Circulation policies, or contact the Circulation Desk (1st floor) via CircDesk@brooklyn.cuny.edu or at (718) 951-5335. (Non-receipt of overdue notices does not exempt the borrower from overdue fees.)