Library Spaces

Please note that due to COVID-19 social distancing restrictions the capacity and availability of library spaces is subject to change. 

Room 301 - North Reading Room

Room 301 - North Reading Room

Also known as 3 North, this open space offers comfortable seating and tables with a view overlooking Grant Park. 

Reserve the space for events through the EMS Web Client.

Room 305 - Library Meeting Room


Located on the 3rd Floor. The room has one table, 3 chairs, and collaborative technology.

Reserve the space for meetings through the EMS Web Client.

Blum Conference Room

Blum conference room

Located on the 5th Floor. This wood-paneled room has an oversized conference room table with seating for 18 and big picture windows.

Reserve the space for meetings through the EMS Web Client.

Library Classroom

Image of students in library classroom

The classroom can accommodate up to 30 students in comfortable, flexible chairs. (This may be affected by social distancing requirements while COVID-19 related measures are in place.) 

Instructors can place a request for library instruction through our library instructional support request form.

Study Rooms

Students in a study room

Study Rooms may be reserved in advance by Columbia students, faculty, and staff. Some study rooms include whiteboards and collaborative technology.

View all study rooms or make a reservation on the study rooms page.