Quiet Reading Room

Student working at a table in Hill Library's silent reading room.Students working at tables in Hill Library's silent reading room.Carpeted seating area outside of Hill Library's silent reading room.Entrance to glassed in area of Hill Library's silent reading room with students working at tables inside.Students working at tables in Hill Library's silent reading room.
Student working at a table in Hill Library's silent reading room.
Students working at tables in Hill Library's silent reading room.
Carpeted seating area outside of Hill Library's silent reading room.
Entrance to glassed in area of Hill Library's silent reading room with students working at tables inside.
Students working at tables in Hill Library's silent reading room.

Building: D. H. Hill Jr. Library

Floor: First Floor, West Wing

Rooms: 1325, 1311

The Quiet Reading Room is a space for individual silent study. A glass wall isolates this space from the Library's ambient noise, and large picture windows provide views of the terrace and Brickyard.

  •   What's inside?

    Furniture

    • Work table and office chairs

    Lighting

    Natural light (sunlight)

    Sound Level

    No talking
  •   How do I get there?
    • Brickyard Entrance

      Elevator

    • Enter the Hill Library from the Brickyard entrance.
    • Go through the library gates and turn right.
    • Turn left and enter the elevator bay. 
    • Take the elevator bay to the first floor.
    • Exit the elevator bay and follow the balcony to the left of the lobby.
    • Continue straight.
    • Enter the elevator bay on the right.
    • Take the elevator down to the ground floor. 
    • Exit the elevator bay.
    • The larger Quiet Reading Room is on the left. 
    • The smaller Quiet Reading Room is at the end of the hallway.
    • Stairs

    • Enter the Hill Library from the Brickyard entrance.
    • Go through the library gates and take the main stairs to the first floor.
    • Turn left and go down the stairs to the ground floor. 
    • The larger Quiet Reading Room is on the left. 
    • The smaller Quiet Reading Room is at the end of the hallway.
    • Hillsborough St. Entrance

      Elevator and Stairs

    • Enter the Hill Library from the Hillsborough St. entrance.
    • Go straight through the gates and turn left.
    • Continue down the hallway.
    • The larger Quiet Reading Room is on the left. 
    • The smaller Quiet Reading Room is on the right. 
  •   Who do I contact?