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Terrell Main Library

8am - 5:30pm

Circulation Desk

8am - 5:30pm

Research Help Desk

3:30pm - 4:30pm

Research Help Chat

2:30pm - 4:30pm

Libraries Administrative Office

8:30am - 5pm

Azariah's Cafe

9am - 2pm (just drinks)

CIT Help Desk

8am - 4:30pm

Writing Center Daytime

Writing Center Evening

Speaking Center



Mary Church Terrell Main Library
148 W College St. Oberlin, OH 44074-1545


The main visitor lot is the east Service Building lot, and the south row of the Carnegie Building lot for visitors to offices within that building.

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Special Collections

The Conservatory Library’s Special Collections contains a wide variety of original and rare materials related to music.

View of the Conservatory Special Collections reading room through glass walls showing tables, chairs, and separate listening rooms.

Conservatory Library Special Collections Reading Room

Collection strengths are early American music history, jazz, jazz photography, violin making and violin history, and foundational texts on organology and music theory. Materials include printed books and scores, manuscripts, sound recordings, periodicals, photographs, posters, and other visual materials, artifacts, and ephemera. From 16th-century musical treatises to avant-garde jazz recordings, the Conservatory Special Collections is a valuable resource for students, faculty, and anyone looking to understand music’s indelible impact on society and culture over time.

The Special Collections reading room is located in the East Room of the Conservatory Library, and is open by appointment to anyone interested in viewing our materials.