Quiet Study Spaces

You may reserve individual study space in the Shapiro Library for up to 4 hours per day. We accept walk-up reservations when spots are available.

Quieter study areas are located throughout our library buildings. Although these spaces are not officially labeled as “quiet” — and some are quieter than others — they are typically known as places where you can do more focused work.

Spaces across campus

  1. Hatcher North Stacks Study Tables

    Claim an out-of-the-way spot in the book stacks.

  2. Hatcher South Carrels

    Semi-enclosed spaces for one with a desk and window.

  3. Hatcher North Reading Rooms

    Rooms dedicated to studying located throughout the building.

  4. Hatcher Floor 6 Spaces

    A lounge-like study area with views of the Law Quad and Michigan Stadium.

  5. Shapiro Floors 3 and 4

    These floors of Shapiro are quieter, with windowed nooks and tables among the book stacks.

  6. Art, Architecture, and Engineering Library Floor 3 Spaces

    Choose from a variety of seating options, including study pods and large tables.

  7. Fine Arts Library Floors 1 and 2

    High ceilings and tables surrounded by books.

  8. Music Library Floors 3 and 4

    A quiet airy space with tables for groups and individuals.

  9. Taubman Health Sciences Library Study Space

    A mix of seating options, from lounge chairs to adjustable-height desks.

  10. Buhr Reading Room Tables

    A small reading room with large wooden tables.

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