Hamilton College Library


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Burke Library Room Reservation Policy

The library offers several spaces that may be reserved for art displays, receptions, concerts, conferences, workshops and other such events:

LIB STEPS Burke Library Steps
LIB BROWSE Burke Commons
LIB READ All Night Reading Room
LIB IC Information Commons
LIB COUPER CLASSRM          Couper Classroom
LIB 2ND FLOOR 2nd Floor Landing
LIB 217 Graves Room
LIB RARE BOOK Rare Book Room


All events must be coordinated with library personnel to ensure proper supervision of the building while an event takes place. The library reserves the right to decline any reservation request that has not been coordinated through the proper channels or for which Library supervision of the building is not possible.

Please note that reservations for the Couper Classroom and Information Commons must be coordinated with a research librarian. Reservations for the Rare Book Room must be coordinated with Christian Goodwillie, Director of Special Collections. Reservations for the MPC and LIB 001 are coordinated by Instructional Technology Services. All other events should be coordinated with Kristin Strohmeyer, Research and Outreach Librarian.

To reserve one of the the second floor classrooms for a study group during evenings and weekends, consult the study room reservations page.

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The library is located next to Siuda House, home to Hamilton College's Admission & Financial Aid Office. For directions to the library with GPS devices and mapping services such as MapQuest or Google Maps please enter 3915 Campus Road, Clinton, NY 13323.

Public parking is available in the visitor lot between the Anderson-Connell Alumni Center and Emerson Hall on the south side of College Hill Road (see campus map).