Places to Study

Yale Library offers a variety of spaces for group study, meetings, classes and presentations, some of which require advance reservations. As part of the University’s COVID-19 response, we have reconfigured our spaces to support physical distancing and reduced occupancy requirements. Select a room from the list below to explore room see availability and make a reservation, if required. Read terms and conditions carefully when booking a room. At this time, no eating is allowed in library spaces; drinks are permitted in spill-proof containers.
Title Building Location
Meeting space in Bass Group Study room, with long table and wall mounted video display for laptops. Bass - Group Study Rooms Bass Library TEMPORARILY CLOSED - Fall 2020
Bass - Individual Study Rooms (CL) Bass Library Concourse Level
Bass - Individual Study Rooms (LL) Bass Library Lower Level
Yale University Library Bass Instruction Room L01 and L06 Bass - Library Instruction Rooms Bass Library Lower Level - L01 & L06
Bass Library - Concourse Level Study Area Bass - Study Space (CL) Bass Library Concourse Level
Bass Lower Level Study Area Bass - Study Space (LL) Bass Library Lower Level
Divinity - Day Missions Reading Room Divinity Library 2nd Floor
Trowbridge Reference Room Divinity - Trowbridge Reference Room Divinity Library 2nd Floor
Haas Arts Library Group Study Room B36 Haas Arts Library Group Study Rooms Arts Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Current periodicals area of the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library Haas Arts Library Reading Room Arts Library Both Levels
Law Library Reading Room Law Library Sterling Law Building
Group study room table and mediascape display Marx - Group Study Rooms Marx Science and Social Science Library Kline Tower, Concourse Level
Marx Library lower level has over 60 seats, books, a seminar room, and contemporary map collection Marx - Lower Level Marx Science and Social Science Library Kline Tower, Lower Level
Marx Library Study Room East - Includes public computers, librarian offices, and statistics consultant's station Marx - Study Room East Marx Science and Social Science Library Kline Tower, Concourse Level
Marx Library Study Room West -- includes soft seating, large tables, power outlets, and public computers Marx - Study Room West Marx Science and Social Science Library Kline Tower, Concourse Level
Young Family Study Room looking East Marx - Young Family Study Room Marx Science and Social Science Library Kline Tower, Concourse Level
Cushing/Whitney Medical Library Reading Rooms Medical Library Study Spaces Medical Library Main Floor
Picture of Music Library Music - Irving S. Gilmore Music Library Reading Room Sterling Library 1st Floor
Picture of Music Library Music - Seminar Rooms Sterling Library 2nd Floor
American Studies Reading Room Sterling - American Studies Reading Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Sterling - Andrews Study Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Sterling - East Asia Library Reading Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Franke Family Digital Humanities Laboratory Sterling - Franke Family Digital Humanities Laboratory Sterling Library 1st Floor
Picture of Judaic Studies Reading & Reference Room Sterling - Judaic Studies Reading and Reference Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Linonia and Brothers Reading Room (L&B) Sterling - Linonia and Brothers Reading Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Arabic & Islamic Reading Room Sterling - Middle East & Islamic Studies Reading Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Sterling Nave seating area Sterling - Nave Study Area Sterling Library 1st Floor
Sterling - Periodical Reading Room Sterling Library 1st Floor
Sterling - Philosophy Reading Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Slavic Reading Room Sterling - Slavic Reading Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Sterling - Southeast Asia Reading Room Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020
Sterling - Starr Main Reference Room Sterling Library 1st Floor
A carrel in the tower of Sterling Memorial Library, with a chair and small cubicle seating. Sterling - Study Carrels Sterling Library Stacks Tower
Sterling - Wright Reading Room Sterling Library Lower Level
Sterling - Wright Reading Room - Group Study Rooms Sterling Library CLOSED - Fall 2020