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Hornbake Library

Hornbake Library is the home of Library Media Services and Special Collections and University Archives. The library offers quiet study space for both individuals and groups. 

Building Hours

For exceptions to these hours (which are made during holidays, intersessions, and final exam periods), see Library Hours.

The reading room for Special Collections and University Archives has more limited hours than the rest of Hornbake Library. Special Collections and University Archives hours.

Photocopying & Scanning

Photocopiers are located on the ground floor in Library Media Services. Machines accept copy cards that can be purchased at the copy card ATM on the ground floor. Additional value can be added to your card immediately after purchase. You may also add to your UMID card with an existing Terrapin Express account at this machine. More information about printing at the libraries.

The Special Collections Reading Room has two overhead scanning machines available for use. Material can be scanned directly to a USB or other compact flash drive free of charge.

Study Spaces

Individual study carrels are located on the Ground and 2nd floors. Group study areas are available throughout the library. Wi-Fi is available for laptop use throughout the building.


A limited number of computers are available for research purposes in Library Media Services and in the Special Collections Reading Room on the first floor.

Request use of lobby space

Building Location

Hornbake Library, 4130 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742-7011

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