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Library Spaces

About the spaces and facilities of Herrick and Scholes Libraries

Learning Commons

Student and librarian looking at books in the learning commons.The Learning Commons on the first floor is a non-quiet work space. Technology in the learning commons includes public computers, a printer, and a scanner. Tables and chairs can be arranged for individual or group work.


BookEnd Lounge

Student reading a magazine in the BookEnd Lounge.The BookEnd Lounge on the first floor is a non-quiet work and social space. There is a combination of tables and soft seating. A microwave and Keurig are available for patron use; coffee and tea pods may be purchased for $1 at the front desk.  

Board games and current newspapers / magazines can also be found in the BookEnd Lounge.


Computer Lab

Students and instructor using computer lab as a classroom space.The computer lab on the first floor (opposite the library's front desk) has public computers and a printer. This room is occasionally used for classes (see the online schedule for times when the room is not available).

The computer lab has desktop computers (PCs), a printer, and presentation equipment (projector, sound system, white board, and document projector).


Group Study Rooms

Group study roomThree group study rooms are available on the bottom floor of the library. There is one group study room available on the main level. These rooms are suitable for 2-6 people and have white boards.

24-hour Room

Picture looking into the 24 hour study room.The 24-hour study room on the ground floor of the library is open all night when classes are in session. The room has public computers and wireless Internet access. Vending machines and restrooms are accessible. When the library is closed, the room is accessible via the library entrance on Park Street and requires an access code. To request an access code, ask at the Herrick Library front desk.

Meeting Rooms

Herrick has three meeting rooms that can be reserved by Alfred faculty, students, and staff.

For room availability, please see the online schedule.

Seminar Room 106 (first floor)
Seats a small-medium sized group and is equipped with projector and sound system.

Conference Room 202 (second floor)
Seats a medium sized group and does not have AV capabilities.

Children's Room 212 (second floor)
Seats a small group and does not have AV capabilities.