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Library offers quiet study spot

As the midterm of the spring semester passes, students start to think about the end of semester exams and a good place to study for those exams.

The Ross Pendergraft Library is open from 7-1 a.m. Monday through Thursday; 7 a.m to 6 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday; and 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sunday.

The library does plan to be opened for 24 hours again, beginning April 24 at 2 p.m. until the following Sunday, Circulations Department Manager Chareen Austin said.

Students utilize the library throughout the day for several reasons.

“It’s quieter here than at home, ” said Pasha Thomason, a freshmen undecided major.

The library has three floors, and each floor is designated for different levels of noise, according to the signs posted on each floor. The third floor is moderate, which is for the moderate talking level.

The second floor is quite, which means minimal speaking level. The second floor also houses government documents and the music lab, which students can use to rent DVD’s and music. he second floor also houses the books that can be checked out.

“The second floor is the best place to study, without too many distractions,” said Lucy Masters, a sophomore math major.

The first floor is low voice, which allows for talking at a low level. The first floor is also where students can check out books and get info about where to obtain materials and where the periodicals are placed. Each floor also contains a number of computers and printers.