Study Rooms

Find a place to study or read at the Allen Public Library. Our four study rooms are free to use with an Allen Public Library card in good standing.  All rooms are first come, first served, with a two-hour time limit.  Study rooms cannot be reserved in advance.  All study rooms close 30 minutes before the Library closes.

Study Room Use

Study room occupancy

Occupancy limits for each study room are listed below.  Please do not add or move chairs between rooms.

Study RoomOccupancy Limit
Study Room A2 people
Study Room B4 people
Study Room C6 people
Study Room D4 people


  • Availability: Rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 
  • Using your study room: Sign in at the Reference Desk with your Allen Public Library card.
  • Time limit: An individual or group may use one study room for up to two hours per day. 
  • Permitted activities: Study rooms are intended for quiet activities such as studying, reading, or discussion. The walls are not soundproof.
  • Provided supplies: Each room has a whiteboard and markers. Please clean the whiteboard and discard any trash at the end of your study period.
  • Food and drink: Drinks with lids are permitted, as are small snacks.  Full meals are not allowed to be eaten in the library.
  • Advertisements:  No public advertisements for activities in the study rooms are allowed.
  • Lost items: Items left unattended in the study rooms for more than 15 minutes are considered abandoned and will be taken to Lost & Found. Lost & Found is located at the Check Out desk.
  • Code of Conduct: All Library Code of Conduct policies apply to the study rooms.