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Study Rooms

Peterson Memorial Library provides numerous opportunities for individual and small group study. There are study areas in the Reference Room and throughout the Gold, Green, Red, and Blue levels. The Computer Lab on the main level allows access to lab machines and printing. A number of individual carrels can be found throughout the stacks. 

Feel free to talk to a library employee if you have any questions about what might work best for you.

Where can my small group meet?

Livingston Room
One group of 7-8 people or two groups of 4-5 people will find tables and chairs, power outlets, comfortable lounge seating, and video viewing areas! Find it on the Red Level.
 
Denali Conference Room
One group of 10 - 12 people or two groups of 4 - 6 people will find a table and chairs, dry erase walls, and the ability to talk quietly without disturbing others. Check out dry erase markers at the Library Information Desk with your University I.D. card. The Denali Conference Room is on the Blue Level. Reservations receive priority use of this space.

Eagle Cap Conference Room
One group of 10 - 12 people will find lounge chairs, a table with task chairs, dry erase board, and the ability to talk quietly without disturbing others. Check out dry erase markers at the Library Information Desk with your University I.D. card. Eagle Cap Conference Room is on the Gold Level above the lobby.Make a reservation to use this space and check out the key at the the Library Information Desk.

Collaboration Conference Room
For groups of 3-7, this room is equipped with technology to allow online meetings and practice for presentations. There is a table, chairs, whiteboard, video camera, and ability to project from up to six laptops for group work! Check out whiteboard markers and laptop adapters at the Library Information Desk with your University I.D. card. Reservations receive priority use of this space located on the Red Level.

Mount Hood Study Room
For groups of 3-4, this room is found to the right of the library's entrance. There are table and chairs and a whiteboard for group work! Check out whiteboard markers at the Library Information Desk with your University I.D. card.

Sawtooth Study Room
For groups of 2-3 this room offers the ability to talk quietly without disturbing others. There is a video view area and headphones are available for checkout at the Library Information Desk with your University I.D. card. Sawtooth is on the Blue Level. Reservations receive priority use of this space.
 
Mount Rainier Study Room
A smaller room for one or two people, this room is found by the entrance to Collection Management on the Red level.

If you don't require a room, there are groups of chairs in the main lobby that would work for smaller group discussions. You'll also find tables and chairs throughout the Blue Level where you can work quietly with friends.

Where are comfortable study areas?

Livingston Room
One group of 7-8 people or two groups of 4-5 people will find tables and chairs, power outlets, comfortable lounge seating, and video viewing areas! Find it on the Red Level.

Reference Room
The Reference Room has some armchair style seating areas where you can relax as you read. There are also a number of tables to spread out books and supplies. The Reference Room is a quiet study area.

Where are quiet study zones?

Reference Room
The Reference Room has some armchair style seating areas where you can relax as you read. There are also a number of tables to spread out books and supplies. The Reference Room is a quiet study area.

North Cascades Study Area
The North Cascades Study Area has a number of carrels for individual study as well as some armchair style seating where you can relax as you read. While noise carries in from the Lobby and Gold Level stacks, the North Cascades Study Area is for quiet study.

Last update on January 9, 2018