Bookable Seats


Stauffer Library

276 seats

Monday to Friday 

  • 8 am - noon
  • 1-5 pm
  • 6-10 pm

Saturday and Sunday

  • 10 am - 2 pm
  • 3-7 pm

Douglas Library

78 seats

Monday to Friday 

  • 8 am - noon
  • 1-5 pm
  • 6-10 pm

Education Library

13 seats

Monday to Friday 

  • 8 am - noon
  • 1-5 pm

Other bookable seats @ Queen's

Mackintosh-Corry Hall

In addition to the bookable seats in the library, students may now use our website to book additional spaces across campus. Students may currently book a seat in Mackintosh-Corry Hall, in classrooms that are limited to 10 students per room.

Please note, this service is run separately from the library. Please direct any questions to

56 seats

Monday to Friday 

  • 11 am – 8 pm

Usage of the space

  • Safety protocols and other information will be sent via email upon booking. Please read this carefully before attending.
  • Face coverings  are required  and physical distancing guidelines will be in effect.
  • Supplies will be provided for students to wipe down their spaces before and after use.
  • Seating configurations will be fixed (furniture must not be moved).
  • No food or drink, except water bottles.
  • Upon arrival, all facility users will need to follow three easy steps for entry, using your mobile device:
    • Show your reservation confirmation.
    • Show your completed daily Queen's SeQure app COVID self-assessment verification (preferred). You can also complete a wellness check upon arrival.
    • Show your Queen's Student Card.
  • Please see our Use of Bookable Seats page for more information.

Book a seat

Reserve Reading Room

The library is offering a limited controlled reserves reading room in the Seminar Room at Stauffer Library for approved on-site courses only. You will need to include your course and readings with your booking.

Reserve Reading Room Seats

To book your seat and reserve item, please visit our Reading Room Booking page. Slots are available Monday-Friday, 8am-12pm; 1-5pm and 6-10pm. 

Upon arrival for your booked time slot, please present the following:

  • Your library seat check-in verification on your phone (preferred).  This feature is available from the confirmation email and can be accessed 30 minutes prior to the start of your booking. You can also show a Queen's student ID to check-in manually.
  • Your completed Queen's SeQure app COVID self-assessment verification (preferred).  You can also complete a wellness check upon arrival.

Bookable Seats in the Adaptive Technology Centre

Located within the Adaptive Technology Centre, 4 seats are available for students registered with QSAS.

Group Study Rooms

All group study rooms are currently closed. We will continue to expand access to our spaces throughout the fall term, making adjustments as needed to prioritize everyone’s safety. 

Please see our COVID-19 Updates on Library Services & Operations for up-to-date information.