Barker Library Engineering

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Barker Library

Centrally located in Building 10, Barker has a variety of spaces to meet your study needs.

Individual study

  • Quiet carrels and large tables located throughout the 5th-7th floors.
  • Comfy seating available throughout – primarily on 5th and 8th floors.

Group study

  • 5th floor:
    • Two open study spaces – suitable for groups of six or less. Mounted whiteboards and screens with laptop hookup.
    • Barker Media Room: Presentation room with screen/laptop hookup, video conferencing capabilities
  • 8th floor:
    • 12 open study spaces – suitable for groups of 4 or less.  Moveable whiteboards in each space.
    • 1 private study space – suitable for groups of 8 or less.  Mounted whiteboard and screen with laptop hookup.
  • See Barker group study for complete information.

24/7 study

  • Reading Room and other select areas of the 5th floor are available 24/7.
  • Please note: there is no access to the collections after hours.
  • To promote a safe and secure environment in this room when Barker Library is closed, several emergency buttons with a direct connection to MIT Campus Police are provided in the reading room.