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Here you will find some of the most comfortable chairs on campus and some great equipment.

Individual study

  • Comfortable seating and large study tables on both floors.
  • Listening carrels containing compact disc players, turntables, cassette tape decks, VCRs, laserdisc, and DVD players are located on the mezzanine.

Group study

Spaces are first come, first served.

  • Two group study rooms on the mezzanine. Larger room has an LCD screen with laptop connectors.
  • Group viewing/listening room equipped with a VCR, laserdisc, and DVD players.

Audio Lab

Two editing stations with MIDI keyboards, audio software, and X32 digital mixers plus a theremin and a podcast mic.

  • Book a station using (change the pull-down Room Group menu from “MIT Libraries” to “MIT Libraries Audio Lab Stations”)
  • Stop at the service desk to show your email reservation confirmation and current MIT ID. Check out a set of special Beyer headphones and be let into the room.
  • No food or beverages in the lab; no acoustic instruments or singing.

24/7 study

The Lewis Music Library does not have 24/7 study space.  Space is available in the nearby Hayden Library. See 24/7 study spaces for complete information.