Group Study Rooms

Book a Study Room:

O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library | Keffer Library (Minneapolis) | Ireland Library (South Campus)

All St. Thomas Libraries have meeting rooms, classrooms, and/or group study spaces available to users. Group study rooms in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library, Archbishop Ireland Memorial Library, and Keffer Library are scheduled only via a self-service online system. See more details below for each of the libraries.  None of these spaces are intended to be used on a regular basis by the same group or individual.

NOTE: When booking, you will be prompted to log in with your St. Thomas username and password to complete the reservation process.

O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library group study rooms

Book a Group Study Room  |  How to use the online group study system

LevelRoom #CapacityComputer?Whiteboard?*
Level 1 110 5  media:scape*  
  * Room 110's media:scape display allows users to connect their laptop(s) for group viewing
Level 3 310 4 Yes Yes
  312A 4 Yes Yes
  312B 6 Yes Yes
  321 4 Yes Yes
  322 4 Yes Yes
Level 4 403 8   Yes
  404 4   Yes
  405 8 Yes Yes
  406 6   Yes
  410 4 Yes Yes
  412 4 Yes Yes
  414 4 Yes Yes
  421 8 Yes** Yes
  ** Room 421 has a large display with the ability to connect to a laptop for group viewing
  422 5 Yes Chalkboard

Using group study rooms in O'Shaughnessy-Frey (OSF) Library:

  • Rooms can be used by groups of two or more people.
  • Groups can use a room for a maximum of two hours.
  • Rooms can be reserved up to two weeks in advance.
  • Unscheduled groups must vacate a room when a scheduled group arrives. Groups lose their right to the room if they do not claim it within ten minutes of their scheduled time.
  • Persons studying alone may use a group study room if open, but priority is given to groups of two or more.
  • Group study rooms are not to be used for regularly scheduled meetings.
  • *Please use only dry erase markers on the whiteboards; you can check out a set at the Circulation Desk on the first floor.

Quiet vs. working study floors in OSF Library:

  • Floors designated as Quiet Study are Level 2, Level 3, and Level 4.
  • Floors designated as Working Study are Sublevel, Lower Level, and Level 1.

Keffer Library

Book a Group Study Room  |  How to use the online group study sign-up system

Keffer Library offers two study rooms (with computers and white boards) that can be reserved online. Maximun capacity of both rooms is 6.

  • Rooms can be used by one or more people.
  • Groups can use a room for a maximum of two hours.
  • Rooms can be reserved up to two weeks in advance.
  • Unscheduled groups must vacate a room when a scheduled group arrives. Groups lose their right to the room if they do not claim it within ten minutes of their scheduled time.
  • Group study rooms are not to be used for regularly scheduled meetings.
  • Quieter study is downstairs, the skyway area is a group working area·         
  • If the dry erase markers in your room are dried out or missing, please come to the desk to get new ones.

Ireland Library

Book the Group Study Room  |  How to use the online group study sign-up system

Ireland Library offers one group study room (with a blackboard) on the lower level that can be reserved online. Groups can use the room for a maximum of two hours. Any group study room can be reserved up to two weeks in advance.