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Mothers' Room now open at Tompkins-McCaw Library

January 15, 2019

A new Mother’s Room or lactation room, on the second floor of Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences, is open to all VCU students, faculty and staff who want to breastfeed or pump during library hours.

To use the room (Room 204), make a reservation online at Then, check out the room key from the service desk as you would any other library item.

The room has a Medela Symphony pump, a comfortable chair and a table. Family restrooms with changing stations are nearby on the same floor. For more information, contact Stephen Barkley at or (804) 828-1705.   

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