Today’s Hours:

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Terrell Main Library

10am - 12am

Circulation Desk

10am - 12am

Research Help Daytime

1:30pm - 5pm

Research Help Evening

7pm - 9pm

Libraries Administrative Office


Azariah's Cafe

10am - 4pm

CIT Help Desk

Writing Center Daytime

2pm - 5pm

Writing Center Evening

7pm - 11pm

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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Study Carrels

Carrels may be used as places to study and to store library materials.

Terrell Main Library


  • open to any Oberlin student or community member
  • assigned on a first-come, first-served basis for one academic year
  • sign up at the Circulation Desk (bring the carrel number if you know it)
  • an up-to-date list of open carrels is available throughout the year
  • if a carrel is unoccupied, anyone may use it


  • all library materials stored in carrels must be marked with completed IN HOUSE USE streamers
  • materials without streamers will be picked up and reshelved
  • the library is not responsible for personal belongings left in carrels
  • violation of the food and drink or smoking policies may result in the loss of privileges
  • by signing up for a carrel you agree to abide by the Rules for Use.

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