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Library West

College Library and Snack Place
  • 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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  • Jonathan B.
    Jonathan Bishop3 weeks ago
    Everyone instinctively stares you down with a scowl as you walk through- go to the first or fourth floors to avoid feeling like you're not supposed to be there.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Michele L.
    Michele LeSureOctober 19, 2012
    If you think of the first floor stacks as your secret, underground lair you'll do just fine.
  • 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.
  • René L.
    René LePaulNovember 24, 2014
    Everything!! One of my favorite libraries ever!
  • Monica M.
    Monica MoralesApril 4, 2012
    Regardless of the temperature outside, always bring a sweater...especially for the 6th floor
  • Derek K.
    Derek KimDecember 17, 2013
    The higher you go, the quieter it is!
  • 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
  • Danielle R.
    Danielle RickmanFebruary 2, 2012
    The ground floor is probably the most productive non grad student floor, and least occupied!
  • 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
  • Eilene N.
    Eilene NgauvJune 20, 2012
    You kinda have to dig, but they have some decent movies and tv shows on DVD.
  • Megan P.
    Megan ProveauxApril 4, 2012
    Remember to turn your cellphones on vibrate. These wall amplify ringtones by 100000
  • Jon M.
    Jon MooreMarch 1, 2012
    Bring snacks and something to drink, your gonna be here for awhile.
  • Alex C.
    Alex ConteJanuary 23, 2012
    Most wonderful study place. Surrounded by students studying inspires you to study!
  • Anna
    AnnaOctober 5, 2011
    Bring a jacket and get Starbucks because it is SUPER cold on the fourth floor
  • Nicola H.
    Nicola HillMarch 1, 2012
    If you sprinkle when you tinkle be a sweetie and wipe the seatie.
  • Nishant P.
    Nishant PatelMarch 27, 2011
    Third floor and above - please keep your lower lip and your upper lip in contact. :)
  • Sam H.
    Sam HJuly 7, 2011
    Answer your cells in the stairwells, as suggested by the signs.
  • Tammie M.
    Tammie MichelleOctober 26, 2011
    Try to bring snacks, especially if you're studying 'til 1am!♥
  • Daniel Z.
    Daniel ZappNovember 3, 2011
    Looking for a quiet place to study try the 4th floor. Shhhhh
  • Tim S.
    Tim SchillerSeptember 3, 2012
    Push all the buttons over and over and over. It's really fun.
  • Brooklyn M.
    Brooklyn MarinesApril 25, 2012
    I finally got my Adderall! :) mhmmm
  • Rebekah F.
    Rebekah FSeptember 8, 2011
    Bring a sweater cause the AC is on super high!
  • Eddie F.
    Eddie FelizApril 12, 2012
  • Tim D.
    Tim D'AnnecyOctober 25, 2010
    If you aren't in Starbucks or on the second floor, shut up.
  • Maninder P.
    Maninder PandhaOctober 24, 2011
    STFU if you are above 2nd Floor.
  • Christina V.
    If you want to talk don't come to the third floor.
  • Kevin S.
    Kevin SOctober 17, 2011
    So many Macbooks, so many sheep.
  • 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
  • Jessica G.
    Jessica GilbertOctober 9, 2011
    Bring your parka, brrrrr
  • Jessica B.
    Jessica BurbridgeApril 13, 2011
    Great place to read!
  • Hechen L.
    Hechen LiuJune 6, 2012
    We are having a video conference here. The telephone suddenly does not work. The IT is bad.
  • Jennifer L.
    Jennifer LinfozziFebruary 4, 2011
    Dress like an Eskimo & bring food.
  • Heather C.
    Heather CurryApril 25, 2012
    Studying for finance :((
  • 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?
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