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Library Rooms and Labs: Lilly Library

Library Food & Drink Policy

Please observe the following guidelines.  By so doing, you will be preserving our information resources, maintaining a pest- and clutter-free ambiance in which to do your research, and joining the Earlham Libraries as key supporters of the College's recycling efforts.

Pack It In

  • Bring drinks in covered containers
  • Don’t bring foods that are messy or smelly

Pack It Out

  • Clean up any messes
  • Carry out any leftovers and utensils
  • Put recyclables in recycling bins
  • Put non-recyclable items in trash cans

Leave No Trace

  • No food or drink in computer labs and at computer work stations
  • No food or drink in the Archives and Special Collections

Study Carrels

Study Carrels may be reserved by Earlham, ESR and Bethany faculty, staff, and students and are available on a first come, first served basis. Please call 765.983.1287 or inquire at the Lilly Library Circulation Desk for availability and keys.

Public Computers

Lilly Library provides two computers for use by visitors to the library. These computers are located on the main floor of the library and use is restricted to Web based services, e.g., library catalog, Web-based e-mail, library databases. Please see Circulation Desk staff for further information about community member access to library materials, including government documents.

Lilly Reservable Rooms and Computer Labs

All seminar rooms and the Digital Liberal Arts Lab are currently closed, due to health and hygiene concerns related to COVID-19. We will reopen them as soon as it is considered safe to do so.

The Lilly Media Arts Lab and the Lilly Research Lab are both available for use. Please note that seating capacities have changes as a result of social distancing guidelines. 

25 Live for Room Resevations

Use 25 Live for room availability and reservations.

To schedule a research session with a librarian, contact

Room contacts

Contact for spaces.

All Lilly Rooms:
Traci Johnson (

Science Commons Rooms:
Traci Johnson (

Other Campus Computer Labs:
Rachel Kelly (




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