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Reservable Study Spaces

Conference Rooms and Group Study Rooms in William T. Young Library and the Little Fine Arts Library can be reserved for study. Most study rooms feature the following:

  • a large oval table
  • eight chairs
  • a whiteboard

Some rooms have computer monitors or other equipment. You can see specifications for each room on the reservation page.  

Reservations for private study rooms at the Medical Center Library are open to medical students and administered directly through the College of Medicine. 

Science & Engineering Library study rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Student studies in study room

Study rooms are available at most campus library locations.

Open Seating & Tables

Open seating is available at all campus libraries and variously designated for quiet, collaborative, or conversational study. 

  • Collaborative Study Spaces: These areas are ideal for small groups and moderately voiced conversation.  
  • Conversational Study Spaces: These “shush-free” spaces are intended for groups to both study and to socialize.
  • Quiet Study Spaces: These areas are ideal for quiet, focused study.

Lounge Seating

Curl up with a book or meet with friends in one of UK Libraries’ lounge areas, featuring padded chairs, armchairs, and other casual seating options.

Outdoor Spaces

From covered balconies and patios with dining tables to benches and colorful Adirondack chairs, UK Libraries offers a variety of options to take your studies outdoors.