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Courtesy and Noise Policy

The Princeton Theological Seminary Library Courtesy and Noise Policy applies to zones within the library as described below. Please click on the image to view library locations by floor. For more about library locations, visit Maps and Directions.

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Social Zones

Group meetings; Individual conversations

  • Brick Café 1020
  • Meeting Room 1010
  • Daniel J. Theron Room 1011

Talking on cell phone

  • Brick Café 1020
  • Stairwells 2, 3

Active Zones

Library transactions at service and reference desks; Abbreviated, quiet discussions and conversations; No cell phone use

  • Concourse
  • Iain R. Torrance Atrium*
  • Digital Scholarship Center (DSC) 0130

*May serve as a social setting at pre-arranged times

Collaborative Zones

Keep noise to a minimum; No cell phone use

  • Theodore Wright Room 0023
  • Alumni/ae Room 2036*
  • South Gallery Study Rooms
  • Tower Reading Room
  • Barth Reading Room 3177*
  • Multipurpose Rooms 3090, 3094
  • Seminar Rooms 0060,1060,2060,3060

*May serve as a social setting at pre-arranged times

Silent Zones

No conversation or discussion; No cell phone use

  • Reference Reading Room, Mezzanine 1090
  • Reference Reading Room 0011
  • South Gallery
  • Korean Room 2024
  • North Gallery
  • Women in Ministry 3028
  • Kuyper Room 3124
  • Tree houses, 2nd and 3rd floors