Today: McKeldin 8:00AM - 8:00PM - Late Night Study begins Sunday 10/3

Family room and kits

Hi Terps! Due to COVID-19, we are limiting family room use to one family at a time. Family kit loans are temporarily suspended. Thank you for your understanding!

Family room and kits

Every student deserves a space.

UMD supports a diverse campus community, which includes caregivers and their families. The University Libraries' Family Study Room is located on the third floor of McKeldin. With enough space to fit 6 people, it includes:

  • Flexible furniture and kid-sized furniture
  • Two public workstations
  • Kids' books, toys, coloring books, crafts, puzzles, and more
  • May be reserved online for up to two hours at a time.
  • Renewals are permissible as long as others have not reserved the room at the conclusion of your reservation.
  • Parents / guardians are solely responsible for their children's safety and behavior.
  • Children may not be left unattended in the Family Study Room.
    • Unattended children under the age of 8 anywhere in the Libraries will be reported to the University Police.
    • Failure to follow the Family Study Room rules may result in the loss of room privileges.
  • The room is locked
  • Keys are available for check out at the TLC Tech Desk on the 2nd floor of McKeldin Library to those who have made a booking.
  • Reservation and UMD affiliation will be checked
  • Children must be present before the key is provided.
  • The key must be returned promptly to the TLC Tech Desk at the conclusion of the reservation or fines may apply.

  • Available at the TLC Tech desk for use by children in McKeldin Library
  • Age-specific children’s backpacks (0-4 years; 4-8 years; 8-12 years) available
  • Backpacks contain books, toys, puzzles, games and coloring books