Patrick Power Library

Book a Space in the Library

The Patrick Power Library is pleased to provide access to a limited number of computers, study carrels, tables and study rooms for individual use by Saint Mary's students, staff and faculty.  These spaces are available on the first floor of the Library, and by pre-booked appointment only. 

 ➤ Book a space now (SMU email and password are required for booking)  

Please note:

  • All Bookings, including Study Rooms, are for individual use only. 
  • Each appointment is limited to a three-hour blocks:
Monday - Thursday
9:00am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday & Saturday
9:00am - 12:00pm
1:00pm - 4:00pm
12:00pm - 3:00pm
5:00pm - 8:00pm
  • The Library will close between bookings for cleaning. All patrons must vacate the building during this time, regardless of whether they have booked another appointment on the same day.
  • Appointments can be booked up to seven days in advance.
  • In the event of the Library closing, patrons will be notified as soon as possible. 
  • Students must present their ID cards (or Confirmation of Enrollment and photo ID) to Library Staff, prior to the beginning of the reserved time.  Note: Failure to appear for booking within 30 minutes of the start can result in cancellation. 

These spaces are available for individual use only, and all users must comply with current provincial COVID-19 regulations. 

Please stay home if you are experiencing any of the following symptoms: 

  • new or worsening cough 
  • shortness of breath or difficulty breathing 
  • temperature equal to or over 38°C 
  • feeling feverish 
  • chills 
  • fatigue or weakness 
  • muscle or body aches 
  • new loss of smell or taste 
  • headache 
  • gastrointestinal symptoms (abdominal pain, diarrhea, vomiting) 
  • feeling very unwell 

PLEASE NOTE: Decisions on the use of these spaces shall be made by Library Staff, in accordance with the Library's official  Booking Policy.