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Study Rooms

Study rooms are available for individuals and small groups at all library locations.
Rooms may be zoned for age-appropriate use.

Make a study room reservation using your library card online or call 630-264-4117. 

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FAQs

How far in advance can I make my study room reservation?

Customers with valid APLD library cards or reciprocal cards can reserve sessions up to 48 hours in advance. Customers without a library card must reserve sessions on a walk-in basis.

Can I use a study room without a library card?

Yes, customers without a library card can make a same-day study room appointment using a valid photo ID. 

How long is my study room reservation for?

Study rooms can be reserved for up to two hours.

Am I allowed to extend my session?

Library staff can extend study room sessions as availability allows. Please ask library staff when you are making your reservation if you need an extended session.

How many sessions can I have in a day?

Each group may reserve one study room session per day.

Are there outlets available?

Yes, standard wall outlets are available in all study rooms.

Is there Wi-Fi in all the rooms?

Yes, wi-fi is available in all study rooms.

Is there a whiteboard I can request with my study room reservation?

Study room 212 at Santori, and study rooms B and C at Eola, have whiteboards available.

Can I print from a study room?

Yes, you can print wirelessly from your laptop or mobile device. Instructions can be found at the computer lab desk.

Can I bring guests with me?

Yes, guests are welcome, so long as the total number of occupants in the room does not exceed its listed capacity.

What if rooms are unavailable?

If no rooms are available, a reservation can be made for a later time, or customers can use tables in the main library space. 

Are the rooms soundproof?

Study rooms are not soundproof. Please be respectful of others and refrain from shouting or playing loud audio in the study rooms.

Can I view the room ahead of time?

Click on the name of the study room on the “Reserve a room” page to view a picture of the room.

Reserving a Study Room Online

  1. Click on the button below to start your study room reservation
  2. Select "Patron" when prompted booking type
  3. Select the date of your reservation on the left hand side 
  4. On the left hand side, filter by the branch where you'd like to book your study room
  5. Click the room you'd like to reserve (please note, the room should indicate "study room" in its title)
  6. Select the time you'd like to reserve the room by clicking on the desired start time  and clicking on your desired end time.
    • The room is avaialble at the times indicated with the green boxes. Boxes in gray indicate the room is unavailable. Under the boxes you will find a scrolling option(line with a circle) to see more times. Click on the circle to drag and see more times. 
    • Please note, please have all the information available and verify it is correct as the system does not allow to go back at any of the following steps.
  7. Once your time has been selected, scroll down until you see the "Reserve Now" and "Add to Basket" option.
    • Add to Basket = for multiple room reservations. Repeat steps 3-7 for the rooms/times you'd like to reserve. Once you are ready to check out, scroll to the top where you will find your Room Basket. Select "Reserve"
    • Reserve Now = for single room reservations 
  8. Enter your library card number and personal pin/password (4 digit number linked with your library card). 
  9. Confirm your personal information, complete the required questions and agree to terms & conditions. Click Next.
  10. Confirm your details and click "Reserve".

 Make an appointment here 

OR

call 630-264-4117