A list of library rooms and spaces available for use and specific instructions for each of them.

Looking for a place to study or gather? See the list of library rooms and spaces available for use to the Adelphi University community. You can also find maps of each floor and the Library Holdings Guide.

Note: For those who have a vision impairment, we recommend downloading an app such as Be My Eyes which can better help you navigate than a traditional map.

An overview of the Swirbul Library building. Showing the various stacks, and first and second floors.

After Hour Spaces

Available after regular library hours until 3:00 a.m. or 24 hours during study and exam days. A valid Adelphi student ID is required.

First Floor Map

Available after regular library hours until 3:00 a.m. or 24 hours during study and exam days. A valid Adelphi student ID is required.

First Floor Map

Group Study

Collaboration Studios, located on the first floor of Swirbul Library, are designed for group study. There are 2 wheelchair-accessible studios, 5 small studios, and 3 large studios. These studios are for current Adelphi student use only.

Due to COVID restrictions, all studios can hold 1 person.

  • 7-9 technology-enhanced studios for group study
  • Accessible seating
  • Wireless printing
  • Reservable

Please review the Collaboration Studios Policies.

Collaboration Studios includes:

  • Flat-screen monitors
  • Dry erase writable walls
  • Designated Accessible studios are available

Students can:

  • Plugin their own devices (including tablets, laptops, and smartphones)
  • Display from any device on flat-screen monitors
  • Write on walls with dry-erase markers

First Floor Map

Collaboration Studio dedicated to the use of the anatomical model. Students must use the anatomical model unless needed for Accessible seating. Students must check-in at the Service Point.

Please review the Collaboration Studios Policies.

First Floor Map

  • Large open area
  • Moveable chairs
  • Conversation friendly
  • Lively atmosphere
  • Wireless printing
  • Accessible seating

First Floor Map

  • Small open area
  • Conversation friendly
  • Comfy chairs

Second Floor Map

  • Large open area
  • PC and Mac workstations available
  • Conversation friendly
  • Lively atmosphere
  • Printers and scanners available

Second Floor Map

Labs and Classrooms

The services of the 3D Printing Studio are available to all Adelphi University students, faculty and staff. Scanning and printing services by our staff are available during operating hours and are by appointment only. 3D modeling and editing can be done during open library hours in the Information Commons on the 2nd floor of Swirbul Library.

First Floor Map

Available after regular library hours until 3:00 a.m. or 24 hours during study and exam days. A valid Adelphi student ID is required.

First Floor Map

Available after regular library hours until 3:00 a.m. or 24 hours during study and exam days. A valid Adelphi student ID is required.

First Floor Map

  • Collaborative Classroom
  • Multiple display screens
  • Wheeled tables
  • Enhanced classroom technology

Second Floor Map

  • Collaborative Classroom
  • Multiple display screens
  • Wheeled tables
  • Enhanced classroom technology

Second Floor Map

  • Collaborative Classroom
  • Multiple display screens
  • Wheeled tables
  • Enhanced classroom technology

Second Floor Map

Library Holdings

* For assistance, please contact a reference librarian (2nd Floor Reference Desk)

  • The Non-Print Media Collection, also located at the Access Services Desk, includes films, VHS and DVD video recordings, laserdiscs, software, audio cassettes, audio compact discs, filmstrips, slides, and CD-ROMS, many with accompanying guides. These materials are available for circulation to the Adelphi community.
  • Media resources are fully cataloged and can be accessed via OneSearch by subject or keyword. OneSearch also includes the item descriptions as well as the type of equipment that is required for that media. On-site playback or viewing can be arranged for individuals or groups.
  • Arrangements can be made to deliver and pick up audio-visual equipment on campus. Assistance is also provided for use of microforms and reader-printers.

First Floor Map

  • Contact a Reference Librarian
  • Since 1966, Swirbul Library has served as a selective federal depository library. Adelphi has the most extensive collection on Long Island of documents issued by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Justice Department, and the Department of Veterans Affairs, as well as titles from many federal agencies. Current library holdings include almost 200,000 titles.
  • Selected government documents are cataloged and can be accessed through OneSearch. The Government Documents Collection, in both paper and microfiche formats, is located on the second floor. In addition, some government documents are included in the main reference and circulating collections. Reference assistance in the use of government documents is available at the Main Reference Desk.
  • The Reference Desk and Sager Lab are located on the second floor of Swirbul Library, adjacent to the Information Commons. Reference Librarians provide individualized reference assistance and help identify the appropriate books, databases, journal articles, government documents, and other non-print materials necessary to complete research.
  • The Sager Lab computer lab is dedicated to online research for those who may or may not require assistance from a Reference Librarian.

* For assistance, please contact a reference librarian (2nd Floor Reference Desk)

Second Floor Map

Meeting Rooms

This space is for faculty and staff use only.

Stacks Map

Service Areas

The Curriculum Materials Center (CMC) provides sample educational materials in all formats to support the teacher education curriculum of the School of Education. As such, the CMC supports the School’s instructional programs, particularly in the areas of elementary and adolescent education, art education, bilingual education, ESL, special education, literacy, health studies, and physical education.

Second Floor Map

Contact a Reference Librarian for Assistance

Adelphi University Archives and Special Collections (UASC) collects, preserves, and provides access to unique and rare materials of enduring value; and serves as the institutional memory of Adelphi by collecting, preserving, and providing access to materials that document its history.

Campus Map: Residence Hall A

Quiet Study and Individual Study

  • Small closed area
  • Comfy chairs and sofas

First Floor Map

  • Small closed area
  • Check room availability at the User Services Point

First Floor Map

  • Small open area
  • PC workstations
  • Quiet conversations
  • Printer available

Second Floor Map

  • Individual study carrels and tables in the book stacks
  • Conversation discouraged

Swirbul Library Floor Maps

  • Individual study carrels and tables in the book stacks
  • Conversation discouraged

Swirbul Library Floor Maps

Restrooms

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  • Swirbul Library Hours Mon-Thu: 7:30 am - 11:00 pm Fri: 7:30 am - 6:00 pm Sat: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Sun: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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