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EPSL 08:00AM - 05:00PM

Study Areas

EPSL has several study area options for patrons, there are group spaces, individual (quiet) study spaces and comfortable lounge areas.

Group Study Rooms

There are four group study rooms on the third floor near the stairway.  Each room can be reserved online up to one week in advance. . Group Study rooms are intended for use of groups of two people or more. Groups may ask individuals studying alone in these rooms to study elsewhere. The rooms are equipped with blackboards. If additional chalk is needed for the blackboards, please ask a staff member at the Information Desk.

Group Study Areas

The entire ground floor and third floor are designated as group study areas.  These areas have large round and rectangular tables for group work. In addition, the ground floor area has a whiteboard, a blackboard and two collaborative workstations with a projector for practicing presentations.  If you need dry erase markers, erasers, chalk or the projector’s remote control, please ask a staff member at the Information Desk.

Individual Study Areas

Individual study carrels are located on the first and second floors. The entire second floor of EPSL and portions of the first floor are reserved for quiet study.

Lounge Seating Areas

There are some comfortable lounge chairs on the first floor near the reference desk and on the second floor in the laptop lounge.

Wireless Access and Outlets

Wi-Fi is available for laptop use throughout the library.  The laptop lounge on the 2nd floor has plenty of outlets for those who need a quiet place to charge a laptop while working.