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Telephone: 705-675-1151, extension 7273

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The Architecture Library is located on the second floor of the McEwen School of Architecture at 85 Elm Street in downtown Sudbury. The Library is accessible by stairwell and elevator and is on the same floor as three of the six studios and the majority of faculty offices. The Library is approximately 4,850 square feet and is heavily used during term. It is the only room in the entire complex of architecture buildings that is carpeted, and interestingly, the carpet has a pixelated graphic of the Sudbury impact basin. Library exhibits showcase materials or events at the School, Library Lunch & Learn sessions and students’ design work, making the space dynamic and welcoming.

The Architecture Library is configured with eight alcove-styled carrels for one or two individuals each, as well as long maple tables with caster seating with room for up to seventy (the typical class size at the School of Architecture). The informal lounge seating at the south end of the library is conducive for quiet reading, informal discussions, or public events. Given that the Library officially opened January 19, 2017, the facility, which showcases cross-laminated timber (CLT), is new, warm and inviting. It serves as a wonderful breakout space for students looking for an alternative to studio seating, for small group discussion, or a quiet place for research or study.

The Architecture Library is accessible to Architecture students, faculty and staff only.

Hours of Operation (Spring/Summer)

Library hours are subject to change on short notice. For an up-to-date view of our library hours, go to

Effective May 6, 2024, the Architecture Library's hours of operation will be as follows:

Monday to Friday: 8:30 AM – 4 PM

CLOSED for lunch 12 – 1 PM

These summer hours will be in effect until the end of day, Friday, August 30, 2024.

Subject Librarian

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Name: Sandra Rakovac
Position Title: Liaison Librarian: Science, Engineering and Architecture
Email Address:
Extension: 5132
Office Location: JND 30-252 & SA-222

Library Assistant​

Dorothy Robb








Name: Dorothy Robb
Position Title: Library Assistant, McEwen School of Architecture
Email Address:
Telephone: 705-675-1151, Extension: 7271
Office Location: SA 221