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Cabell Library spaces

Students studying at Cabell Library

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Study Spaces

Lower-level, First and Second Floors — collaborative 

You'll find computing and collaborative study spaces, including group study rooms and The Workshop. 

Third Floor — quiet study

  • Quiet, whisper-only space. No cell phone coversations.
  • Study rooms are not sound-proof. Please be aware and keep voices low. Reserve study rooms

Fourth Floor — silent study

Library Spaces

Multimedia and technology

  • The Workshop, run by the Innovative Media Department, on the lower level, is a media resource center open to all members of the VCU community. You may reserve work stations in advance.
  • Gaming/Viewing Room, Room 078, seats up to six people and may be reserved online.
  • Assistive Technology Room, Room 153, is wheelchair accessible and designed primarily for the visually-impaired.
  • Printer-scanner-copying stations and public computers on multiple floors.
  • Laptop lending is available on the lower level in the Technology Services' Service Center. 


  • Classrooms, Room 203 and 205
  • Multipurpose Room, Room 250
  • Training room and classroom, Room 321 

Other spaces

Floor maps


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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