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Library Spaces: Terrace and Reading Room

F. Shawaf Terrace

The F. Shawaf Terrace is located on the main level of the Library.  Accessed from the café area, this outdoor space features seating for 40 people within a glass enclosure that illuminates at night. 

The Terrace is open whenever the Library is open, from March to November, weather permitting.  In the colder months (roughly Thanksgiving through Spring Break), the Terrace will generally be closed, although Library staff may open the Terrace when weather permits.  

Carney Reading Room

The Lloyd Andres Carney Reading Room is on the mezzanine level of the Library. Accessed via Library main floor stairs, this quiet study space features seating for 68 people.


Special Events

The Reading Room and Terrace spaces are reserved for quiet study. If you would like to request the space for a special event, please contact the Library Administrative Coordinator at

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