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Find Your Zone at the HLS Library: Home

About HLS Library Zones

To support a variety of activities, including collaboration and quiet study, the HLS Library has designated zones for specific activities throughout the library buildings. Whether you need to study, work with a group, take a snack break, or make a quick call, this guide will help you find out where it's okay to do so in the library.

Find Your Zone

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Quiet Zones

Areas for quiet reading and study. Please keep noise to a minimum and take conversations to other zones.

Note: stairwells and other nooks are quiet zones, as sound in them carries to other areas.

• Caspersen and Root Rooms
• Lewis Hall stacks
• Langdell Hall stacks and carrels
• Reading Room

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Collaboration Zones 

Areas for working in groups or talking quietly with others.

Note: The others you talk or work with must be present in the room! Please take calls to phone zones.

• 2nd floor Lemann Lounge and Microforms Room booths
• 3rd floor group study rooms
• 4th floor Reference Room

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Phone Zones

The only areas where talking on phones is permitted. Please keep ringers on silent.

• 2nd floor Lemann Lounge
• 4th floor computer labs, copy rooms, and bridge to Lewis Hall stacks

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Food Zone

The only area where food and snacks are allowed.

Covered drinks are permitted throughout the library.

• 2nd floor Lemann Lounge and Microforms Room booths