Please be thoughtful of others when using your cell phone in the Library Media Center.
The Collaboratory, located on the first floor of the library, is a public use space designed for flexible student collaboration and teamwork. The Collaboratory is primarily a student space, but may be occasionally reserved by employees for designated activities. For more information, please see our detailed Collaboratory use procedure.
There are two coin-operated photocopiers in the Library Media Center. These machines accept coins and $1 and $5 bills. Copies cost 10 cents a page. Double-sided copies and 11 x 17 copies are 20 cents each.
Food and Drink
Covered drinks and “dry” snacks are allowed in the library. Please leave no trace of your food and beverages by throwing away all related trash. For more information, please see our detailed food and drink guidelines.
We don’t require a library card to check out materials. When you want to borrow an item from the library, you will use your student ID number as identification.
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Printing is available in the library; use your student account of 150 free pages per quarter. For members of the public, we offer three computers which have printing available for 10 cents per page.
The Reflection Room, located on the first floor of the Library Media Center, is a place for quiet reflection. The room is open to all students for reflection purposes. Individuals are not allowed to post anything in the room and no personal belongings should be left in the room. We ask that all individuals respect the privacy of anyone who uses this room.
There are 16 study rooms of varying size in the Library Media Center. Rooms are first come, first served; you cannot reserve a room. If you are studying in a room alone and a group comes, you will be asked to move.
The Library Media Center space is divided into sections depending on your study needs.
- The Collaborative zone is located on the first floor of the library. Non-disruptive talking and group activities are allowed.
- The Quiet zone is most of the second floor of the library. Quiet conversation is allowed.
- The Silent zone is on the south end of the second floor of the library. Silent, individual study only.
There is wireless internet available throughout the Library Media Center. Simply open a browser and click OK to accept the terms. Wireless is available to students and visitors. Bellevue College also participates in the Eduroam wireless network consortium, which is more secured than the open BC network.
Last Updated November 15, 2016