Rooms & Reservations

Locations

Multimedia classrooms are room 383 (PC) and room 384 (Mac), located on the 3rd floor. Faculty can book or reserve multimedia classrooms for occasional use throughout any semester.

The Woody Tanger Auditorium (room 150) is located on the 1st floor past the Reference Desk. Faculty can book or reserve the WTA by contacting the New Media Center (2nd floor) at (718) 951-5327.

The Faculty Training and Development Lab (room 382) is available for faculty use Monday-Friday.

There are group study rooms on every floor of the Library. Rooms 036, 134, and 146 have adaptive equipment for people with disabilities.

Students may reserve a group study room at the Circulation Desk (1st floor). There is a two-person minimum for group study rooms. Group study rooms are assigned for a 2 hour period.

The New Media Center (2nd floor) also has rooms that can be reserved for group viewing/listening. For more information, contact the New Media Center at (718) 951-5327 or NewMedia@brooklyn.cuny.edu.

In general, the whole Library is quiet (i.e., loud talking is discouraged and cell phones should be put on vibrate). However, there are specific reading rooms dedicated to quiet study:

Other especially quiet areas are the circular alcoves, located across the Library from the main staircase on the Lower Level, 1st floor, and 2nd floor, as well as the many study carrels, located on each floor.

Reservations

Faculty and administrative staff can book or reserve a classroom by contacting the Faculty Training and Development Lab (3rd floor) at (718) 951-4634.

To schedule a Library Instruction session, please contact the subject specialist librarian for your academic area.

Group study rooms are available for use by Brooklyn College students, faculty and staff on a first come, first served basis. They must be requested in person to the Circulation Desk, 1st Floor, Library.

CUNY/SUNY/Academic Library of Brooklyn patrons may use group study rooms only on Saturday & Sunday  -with priority given to BC students, staff and faculty.

  • Two or more persons with valid I.D. cards must be present when the request for a Group Study room is made.
  • Each additional person who will be using the room must leave his/her I.D. at the Circulation Desk.
  • Room must never be left unattended once it has been assigned.

Reserving a Group Study Room in Advance

There are a limited number of rooms that can be reserved by BC students, faculty and staff at the Circulation Desk, 1st floor or by calling 718-951-5335.

  • These rooms may be reserved up to 7 days in advance, for a maximum of 2 hours per day.
  • There is a ten-minute grace period on reservations. If the group (2 or more people) is not present within the grace period, the reservation is invalidated, and the room may be assigned to another group.
  • Each additional person who will be using the room must leave his/her I.D. at the Circulation Desk.
  • Room must never be left unattended once it has been assigned.
  • No Advance Reservations will be accepted the week prior to and during the week of final exams.                                                                                              

Faculty, staff, and students can book a group viewing/listening room by contacting the New Media Center (2nd floor) at (718) 951-5327 or NewMedia@brooklyn.cuny.edu.