Floor 2

Noise Level

Main Space


Reading Room


Floor Description

The center of the floor contains the main staircase, current periodicals around the back of the staircase, a printer, and computers with a scanner. Computers and printers on this floor are for use by Kalamazoo College students, faculty, and staff only.

The following spaces are labeled in a clockwise direction from the bottom right on the Floor 2 map.

 This floor is not a quiet floor, but the Reading Room is a quiet area.


  • Books with call numbers HN through JZ
  • Study carrels with computers and a printer
  • Reading Room (quiet area )
  • Comfortable seating area
  • Current newspapers
  • Printer
  • Bound periodicals on compact (moveable) shelving
  • Group and individual study tables
  • Study rooms 232 through 235


  • Books with call numbers A through HD
  • Group study tables and individual study carrels near windows
  • Title IX Coordinator Office
  • Elevator and a staircase
  • Study room 212
  • Wheelchair accessible men’s and women’s restrooms
  • Classroom 213
  • Staff space
  • Study room 211
  • Books with call numbers HD through HN
  • Group and individual study tables

Floor 2 Map

Second floor library map


Reading Room from above
Reading Room from above showing tables and chairs
Reading room
Reading Room showing comfortable seating
Study carrel
Carrel with Mac computer
Study carrel
Carrels with PC computers
Study tables
Second floor tables
Study tables
Second floor tables and a carrel
Study tables
Individual study carrel

Comfortable seating outside Reading Room