American University

AU – Bender Library

College Library
American University (American University), Washington, D.C. 20016, United States
Hours:
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  • Mon–Thu
    • 24 Hours
  • Fri
    • Midnight–9:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–9:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 9:00 AM–11:59 PM
Wi-Fi:
Yes

The American University Library is a central location for study, learning and education on campus.

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    Paul M.
    "... place for intense studying with virtually any noise--try sitting at..."(2 Tips)
    Jon H.
    "Check out the grad research center on the Terrace level."(3 Tips)
    Travis B.
    "I highly recommend The Mudbox cafe in basement."(2 Tips)
    Alex
    "The silent (2nd) floor is freezing."(2 Tips)
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  • Joe

    Second floor is the most productive.

    Joe · May 6, 2013
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  • Eric B.

    Great place to get your work done and feel isolated from everyone else!! It's great!! :)

    Eric Brennan · December 6, 2012
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  • Paul M.

    Although the 2nd floor is deemed "silent", the 3rd floor is a great place for intense studying with virtually any noise--try sitting at one of the tables facing SIS!

    Paul Miller · September 14, 2012
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  • Alex

    The silent (2nd) floor is freezing. Bring a sweater and don't wear sandals.

    Alex · September 14, 2012
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  • Alex P.

    Get a sweet snack (GUMMY BEARS, ANYONE?) and a sweet window seat. Rock until dawn. Repeat.

    Alex Priest · August 5, 2012
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  • Kathryn T.

    Take advantage of the free courses at the New Media Center!

    Kathryn Tinker · March 21, 2012
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  • Rebecca S.

    At the Mud Box with Alex Wood

    Rebecca Skae · October 30, 2011
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  • Marissa K.

    Sleep on the couches in between classes. No snoring on the second floor please.

    Marissa Kibler · October 28, 2011
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  • David W.

    Beautiful view of campus from second floor

    David Wright · August 22, 2011
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  • Raina L.

    Alumni have lifetime borrowing privileges at the library!

    Raina Lenney · April 1, 2011
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  • American University

    AU is part of Washington Research Library Consortium, so if you can't find what you're looking for you can borrow from other local colleges and universities.

    American University · February 25, 2011
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  • American University

    Student Tip: "hit up media services in the basemet to check out your favorite movies – they’ve got hundreds of titles and it’s free!"

    American University · February 4, 2011
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  • Isel A.

    As an undergrad, the Mudbox in the lower level was my absolute favorite place to get coffee!

    Isel Aimee · December 29, 2010
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  • American University

    The entire second floor is one massive QUIET study space, with chairs and outlets, and lots of quiet. We encourage civitas here – be mindful of the needs of the students around you.

    American University · November 7, 2010
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  • American University

    The main desk for getting your research questions launched – connect with librarians, find resources, and get started on those papers.

    American University · November 7, 2010
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  • Jon H.

    Check out the grad research center on the Terrace level.

    Jon Hussey · October 20, 2010
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  • Keenan K.

    Good place to study and actually get stuff done. Coffee conveniently located in the basement.

    Keenan Kunst · April 26, 2010
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  • Kels C.

    Go to AU library and isolate yourself to actually succeed in getting things done

    Kels Creehan · April 7, 2010
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  • Travis B.

    I highly recommend The Mudbox cafe in basement. Run by South Asian people so I have a clear bias.

    Travis Ballie · April 3, 2010
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