Study Spaces

Current Columbia and Barnard students can use our Room Reservation system to reserve a room for collaborative group study and/or presentation practice. Rooms are available in Butler Library, the Lehman Social Sciences Library, and the Science & Engineering Library.

Check out the variety of available study space on campus.


Late night

Low at Night

Talk Zones Available

Quiet study

Group study

Room with a view


The Libraries offers lab spaces, specialized software, and staff with specific expertise in a range of software and technologies.  Please visit the technology page for information about printing, photocopying, scanning, specialized technologies, and computing and usage policies.  

The Digital Humanities Center, Digital Social Science Center, Digital Science Center, and Digital Music Lab provide technology-rich environments where library staff can provide expertise and assistance to students and patrons who employ advanced computing to accomplish their work.  Please visit the Digital Centers page for more information.