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Park Library Study Spaces


Extended Hours Study Room

This 1st floor room stays open later than the main library space and is a favorite spot for late-night studying. It includes tables and carrels, as well as library computers with printing capability.

Electrical Outlets, Open Late, Carrels, Computers, Large Tables, Printing, Food allowed

Learn more about the:
Extended Hours Study Room 24/4 Access -
CMU Library Pilot Project.

Quiet Study on the 1st Floor

The library’s 1st floor is the library’s official quiet study space. Tables, carrels, library computers (Mac & Windows), and printing are available.

Electrical Outlets, Quiet Study, Computers, Printing, Carrels, Large Tables

Baber Room

Doubling as a study space and an art gallery, the Baber Room features comfortable furniture in a pleasant setting. Located on the 1st floor off the main lobby, it is frequently used as a quiet study space.

Electrical Outlets, Individual Study, Gallery Space, Quiet Study

Clarke Historical Library Reading Room

The Clarke Historical Library reading room is intended primarily for individuals using materials from the Clarke Historical Library stacks. Because material held in the Clarke Historical Library is often one-of-a-kind or difficult to replace, visitors are asked not to bring in food or beverages.

Electrical outlets, USB ports, Large tables

Copeland Suite

This comfortable 2nd ​floor space offe​rs seating​ for more than 80 people ​and includes movable furniture, semi-private collaboration pods, fla​t screen monitors, marker boards, and ample power outlets for the u​se and charging of mobile devices. It is designed for collaborative study but is also used for ​individual study.

Electrical Outlets, USB Ports, Group Study, Individual Study, Presentation Space, Whiteboards, Large Tables, Flat-Screen Monitors

Room 211 East

Directly off the Copeland Suite, this room is intended as a study room for larger groups since it can accommodate up to 15 people.

Electrical Outlets, Group Study​, Whiteboards, Large Tables

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Room 211 West

Adjacent to the Copeland Suite, this room is equipped with a computer, projector, and screen, making it a great space to practice individual and group presentations. Seats up to twelve people at two tables.

Electrical Outlets, Group Study​, Whiteboards, Large Tables, Projector, Computer, Presentation Space

Reserve this space with D!BS


Mary Dow Reading Room (Quiet Study)

Located on the 3rd floor of the library, this room is equipped with tables, carrels, and comfortable seating. It is used as a quiet study area by students.

Electrical Outlets, Individual Study, Large Tables, Quiet Study


Individual Study Rooms

Individual Study Rooms are available on the 3rd floor. Most of these rooms are available on a first come, first served basis and can be checked out for up to two hours at a time, while others can be booked by graduate students, faculty, emeriti, and staff for an entire semester. Please contact the Checkout Desk to learn more about our individual study rooms.

Electrical Outlets, Individual Study​, Whiteboards

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Group Study Rooms

The library has twenty group study rooms that accommodate two to twelve people each. They can be checked out for up to two hours a day by anyone with a valid CMU ID. Five of the rooms are equipped with a 40” LCD screen with can project a laptop or other device. Some of these rooms can be reserved up to a week in advance. Please contact the Checkout Desk on the 2nd floor or at (989) 774-3114 to learn more.

Electrical Outlets, Group Study, Large Tables, Whiteboards

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Gene​ral Library Seating

Throughout the library you will find tables, carrels, and soft seating. ​Library computers with printing capability can be found throughout the building. When using the library, please be considerate of others studying in the same space.

Electrical Outlets, Quiet Study, Computers​, Printing, Carrels,​ ​Large Tables​