The library is a center for learning that seeks to provide an environment that is friendly and comfortable.
Some patrons need a quiet study place to learn, while others learn best through group collaboration.
To create an environment that serves both styles of learners (the contemplative and the group-oriented), we have divided library areas into two distinct types of study zones-each with a different noise level expectation:
Intended to serve as a quiet sanctuary for readers and students who need to concentrate. In these zones only LOW-LEVEL talking is permitted.
Designated Quiet Study Zones:
Quiet Study Zones Restrictions:
Usually busy and noisy, these zones are intended for instructional and/or collaborative learning experiences as well as socializing with friends. Here, MODERATE-LEVEL talking is expected.
Active Zone Restrictions: