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Library West

College Library and Snack Place
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  • Kimmy H.
    "Great place to study on the 2nd floor"(8 Tips)
    Alex C.
    "Most wonderful study place."(2 Tips)
    Emily M.
    "It's too quiet..."(6 Tips)
    Antonio D.
    "Get a coffe it's really cold up in the fourth floor"(2 Tips)
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  • stacey e.
    stacey e.February 19, 2010
    Checkout laptop from 2nd floor circ. desk, use 4th floor for quiet study space to write report, email finished product to group, and reward self with a mocha frappucino downstairs at Starbucks.
  • Economic Freedom
    Economic FreedomNovember 11, 2011
    Are you playing with your phone to avoid studying? Then distract yourself with a factoid. Did you know that economic freedom is the key to greater opportunity and an improved quality of life? Read more
  • Michele L.
    Michele LeSureNovember 2, 2012
    If you check out the net books at Library West, please make sure to save your work to a flash drive or email. Do this numerous times.
  • Sergio L.
    Sergio LugoFebruary 13, 2013
    Take a shit before you arrive. Each men's restroom has one stall and two urinals and the wait time - yes, even for men - can be unreliable.
  • Ashok R.
    Ashok RajOctober 22, 2013
    iPads can be rented out now. Also Univ Ave facing seats in 3rd and 4th are Awesome. Don't go to the grad floor without a Hoodie
  • Jd
    JdNovember 6, 2012
    If you want to study quietly without being bothered, and away from a bunch of people, try first floor behind the bookshelves
  • Kimmy H.
    Kimmy HudonSeptember 5, 2012
    Great place to study on the 2nd floor but also meet and make new friends cause its not to crazy quiet.
  • Michele L.
    Michele LeSureOctober 19, 2012
    If you think of the first floor stacks as your secret, underground lair you'll do just fine.
  • Michele L.
    Michele LeSureDecember 2, 2012
    There are 24 net books available for checkout at circulation if you can't find an open desktop at library west
  • René L.
    René LePaulNovember 24, 2014
    Everything!! One of my favorite libraries ever!
  • Danielle R.
    Danielle RickmanFebruary 2, 2012
    The ground floor is probably the most productive non grad student floor, and least occupied!
  • Monica M.
    Monica MoralesApril 4, 2012
    Regardless of the temperature outside, always bring a sweater...especially for the 6th floor
  • Ana P.
    Ana PérezApril 13, 2013
    Avoid the bitchy staff who don't let you have food in your bag. Maybe if I come smelling like food they'll try to kick me out too?
  • Robby Z.
    Robby ZavertnikOctober 5, 2011
    If u can handle the prison-like atmosphere of the basement--its the only place without yappy sorority girls
  • Megan P.
    Megan ProveauxApril 4, 2012
    Remember to turn your cellphones on vibrate. These wall amplify ringtones by 100000
  • Sam H.
    Sam HJuly 7, 2011
    Answer your cells in the stairwells, as suggested by the signs.
  • Anna
    AnnaOctober 5, 2011
    Bring a jacket and get Starbucks because it is SUPER cold on the fourth floor
  • Nishant P.
    Nishant PatelMarch 27, 2011
    Third floor and above - please keep your lower lip and your upper lip in contact. :)
  • Eilene N.
    Eilene NgauvJune 20, 2012
    You kinda have to dig, but they have some decent movies and tv shows on DVD.
  • Derek K.
    Derek KimDecember 17, 2013
    The higher you go, the quieter it is!
  • Nicola H.
    Nicola HillMarch 1, 2012
    If you sprinkle when you tinkle be a sweetie and wipe the seatie.
  • Tim D.
    Tim D'AnnecyOctober 25, 2010
    If you aren't in Starbucks or on the second floor, shut up.
  • Hechen L.
    Hechen LiuJune 6, 2012
    We are having a video conference here. The telephone suddenly does not work. The IT is bad.
  • Jon M.
    Jon MooreMarch 1, 2012
    Bring snacks and something to drink, your gonna be here for awhile.
  • Daniel Z.
    Daniel ZappNovember 3, 2011
    Looking for a quiet place to study try the 4th floor. Shhhhh
  • Tammie M.
    Tammie MichelleOctober 26, 2011
    Try to bring snacks, especially if you're studying 'til 1am!♥
  • Alex C.
    Alex ConteJanuary 23, 2012
    Most wonderful study place. Surrounded by students studying inspires you to study!
  • Christina V.
    If you want to talk don't come to the third floor.
  • Tim S.
    Tim SchillerSeptember 3, 2012
    Push all the buttons over and over and over. It's really fun.
  • Rebekah F.
    Rebekah FSeptember 8, 2011
    Bring a sweater cause the AC is on super high!
  • Maninder P.
    Maninder PandhaOctober 24, 2011
    STFU if you are above 2nd Floor.
  • Brooklyn M.
    Brooklyn MarinesApril 25, 2012
    I finally got my Adderall! :) mhmmm
  • Emily M.
    Emily McElhaneyOctober 29, 2012
    Don't go to the basement! It's too quiet...
  • Antonio D.
    Antonio De leonDecember 6, 2010
    Get a coffe it's really cold up in the fourth floor
  • Chipper B.
    Chipper BrennanDecember 10, 2011
    Grad student floor smells like Chinese food... Avoid it
  • Eddie F.
    Eddie FelizApril 12, 2012
    GET OFF FACEBOOK OR GET OFF THE PCs. Mtfer!!!
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SOctober 17, 2011
    So many Macbooks, so many sheep.
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer LinfozziFebruary 4, 2011
    Dress like an Eskimo & bring food.
  • Jessica G.
    Jessica GilbertOctober 9, 2011
    Bring your parka, brrrrr
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BurbridgeApril 13, 2011
    Great place to read!
  • Heather C.
    Heather CurryApril 25, 2012
    Studying for finance :((
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