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Sprague Library: Beyond Definition

Beyond Books…Beyond a Building! An All-in-One Sprague Library Guide.

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Picture of Rocky the Red Hawk outside Sprague Library.

The traditional definition of a “library” just doesn’t do justice to the variety of academic and personal support services provided by Sprague Library.

Here is a quick guide for you. Get to know your library:

Ask a Librarian Anything from Anywhere

New to Campus? Some Library Tips

  • No need to apply for a library card – it’s your University ID!
  • You can enter the library by Cafe Diem.
  • We’re open until midnight Sunday-Thursday, for those late night assignments! Toward the end of the semester, we stay open until 2 a.m. See our full hours.
  • Check out the library tour.

We Can’t Even Keep It All in One Building!

Quiet Spaces to Study

  • We have designated quiet and silent study spaces.
  • Group study rooms available for group projects (first-come, first-served).
  • Cubicles for privacy also are available.

Need a Book or Peer Reviewed Article?

Grad Student Help

Printing, Copying, Laptops and Scanning…Oh my!

  • Laptop loans and printing lab available on the first floor
    Photocopiers in the reference area – Black and White (10 cents) and Color (50 cents) – use Red Hawk Dollars or coins.
  • Free scanning available (multiple scanners in reference area and in the front lobby).

Don’t Stress!

  • Keep your eyes peeled for our scheduled meditation sessions, Tune-In Tuesdays!
  • Check out our Relaxation Stations on the second floor.
  • Borrow a game on the first floor or enjoy a snack in the Cafe.

Brand New Book Club!

  • Swing by the Pop Picks Lounge in the front lobby for our monthly Book Club!
  • Topics change per month; bring a favorite or look for recs.
  • Free food!

Coming Soon

  • Free museum passes with your University ID card! Upcoming passes: The Newark Museum, Museum of the City of New York, The Guggenheim and The Montclair Art Museum.