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Brenda Wallace Computer Centre

The Brenda Wallace Computer Centre is located on the second floor. You may use the computer room when it is not being used by a scheduled class. Brenda Wallace Reading Room and Computer Centre Usage Policy​. Please note--like the third floor, the BWCC has been designated as a quiet area.

Visit our Brenda Wallace Computer Room Google Calendar to view scheduled room bookings.

Search "Brenda Wallace Computer Room" or "J230"

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Brenda Wallace Reading Room

Brenda Wallace Reading Room is situated on the third floor. Come to the reading room to read, study, or relax with a book or periodical. Brenda Wallace Reading Room and Computer Centre Usage Policy​.  Please note--like the third floor, the BWCC has been designated as a quiet area.

Visit our Brenda Wallace Reading Room Google Calendar to view scheduled room bookings.

Search "Brenda Wallace Reading Room" or "J375"

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Graduate study rooms

Graduate students may register at Borrowers Service Desk for their own private rooms located on the third floor.

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These rooms are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis for the week, but because of large waiting lists, rooms unused for a week will be re-assigned. Five have been set aside for daily use. The rooms are checked regularly to see that library material in them is signed out; if it is not, room privileges may be revoked.

For further details, contact Borrower  Services, ext. 4800.

Group study rooms

The library has private study rooms that will seat from 2 to 12 people and these may be reserved at the Borrower Services Desk for up to 3 hours.

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Facilities are located near the elevators on each floor of the library. All washrooms are fully accessible.

J.N. Desmarais Library Lockers

The lockers at the J.N. Desmarais Library are available for daily use and are located on the 3rd floor of the library. The lockers are available to all photo of library lockersLaurentian University students on a first-come, first-served basis. A valid student card must be presented in order to pick up the key at the “Library Assistance” counter.

There is no charge for locker use, but the user is responsible for any fines payable for not returning the key on time; the key is due back before the closing time of the library. A user is responsible for removing all items before returning the key.  All unclaimed items will be sent to Security.

The J.N. Desmarais Library is not responsible for any items stored in a locker. The user is responsible for his/her belongings; the use of a locker is at the user’s own risk. The J.N. Desmarais Library assumes no liability for any items stored in the lockers.

Angus Gilbert Reading Room (Archives)

Located on the first floor of the library, the Angus Gilbert Reading Room is accessible to everyone, and is a great place for people looking for a quiet environment to study, read and work. No food or drink is permitted in the Reading Room.

photo of Angus Gilbert Reading RoomThe Reading Room can accommodate up to 40 researchers.



Located  just outside the main entrance to the library, the Rotunda is available 24/7 for those who like to talk, eat lunch, access the Internet--and even study. 

photo of the main stairwell leading up to the Library with the Starbucks café