The New River Reading Room, located on the first floor of Newman Library, up the ramp from the study café and adjacent to the multipurpose room and SCALE-UP classroom, is a great spot for group study.
Lamps with Definity Digital Awake and Alert LED bulbs have been installed by the Lighting Science group at Virginia Tech. Research has shown that specially calibrated blue-enriched lighting promotes alertness, increases energy and enhances overall performance, which these bulbs provide.
Sun: opens at 9:00am*
Mon-Thur: open 24 hours*
Fri: closes at 8:00pm
Sat: 9:00am - 8:00pm
* During 24 hour operation, a valid Hokie Passport is required to access or remain in the library between 12 midnight and 7:30am.