Study and computer rooms

Study spaces and computer facilities are available throughout our City campus library and are available during library opening hours.

Quiet study areas

City campus library: located on level 2 of the library and in the Waimakariri (L215) room near the elevators.

Timaru campus library: located in TA218 in the library.

Computer suites

City campus: located on level 1 of the library 

  • L122 The Gateway - 12 computers
  • L130 The Pod - 39 computers, 1 printer/copier/scanner and 1 flatbed scanner (24 hours access)
  • L131 - 16 computers

Timaru campus: located in the library 

  • TA218 - 6 computers

Group study rooms

These rooms can be booked for:

  • groups of 2 or more
  • up to 3 weeks in advance
  • a maximum of 2 hours per day per group
  • a maximum of 3 bookings per week per group (= 6 hours per week)

City campus: Group study rooms are located on level 2 of the library

  • L209 Rakahuri (Ashley) - capacity 6
  • L210 Waiau - capacity 8
  • L211 Waikirikiri (Selwyn) - capacity 6
  • L213 Ōtākaro (Avon) - capacity 4
  • L214 Ōpāwaho (Heathcote) - capacity 4
  • L220 Hurunui - capacity 4
  • L225 Waitaki - capacity 8 - has big screen and computer access.
  • L226 Rangitata - capacity 8 - has big screen and computer access.

Timaru campus: Group study rooms are located in the library

  • TA217 - capacity 4
  • TA219 - capacity 4

All rooms are equipped with whiteboards. Whiteboard markers and laptops can be borrowed at the library service desk.

Booking a group study room 

You can book a group study room by:

  • visiting the Library service desk at either the City or Timaru libraries (see our opening hours)
  • phoning Learning services at (03) 940 8089 or 0800 24 24 76 and ask for Learning services.
  • emailing [email protected]