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Conference room 421, with tables and chairs arranged in a circle, a projector, and additional wall displays on the sides of the room

Conference Room (421)

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

Seats 25. Recognized faculty, staff, and student groups may request scheduling of this conference room when it is not in use by the library. The room has a projector that can be used with the built... More info

Group Study Rooms

Group Study Rooms

Belk Hickory Music

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

All University Libraries locations have study rooms for small and medium-sized groups. Reservations are recommended. Access: Group study rooms are available for App State students, faculty, and... More info

Makerspace

Makerspace

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

Welcome to the Makerspace This space is designed for students, faculty and staff to create and explore technologies and artistic mediums. Featuring a workshop area, multiple work tables, and both... More info

Atrium

Atrium

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

University functions and recognized University student groups, clubs, or organizations requesting to use Belk Library’s atrium must be approved by University Libraries Administration. Review... More info

Audio Recording Room

Audio Recording Room

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

The audio recording room is a soundproof room for audio recording, including narration, sound loops for video, and musical instruments. Sample Audio File Recorded in the Room... More info

Borkowski Reading Lounge

Borkowski Reading Lounge

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The Borkowski Reading Lounge has high ceilings, abundant natural light, and a variety of seating options including soft seating and group study tables with power outlets.

Children's Reading Lounge

Children's Reading Lounge

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The Children's Reading Lounge is a small, brightly lit area with soft seating, a low table, and a selection of children's books on the lower level of Belk Library in the IMC.

Computers, Lower Level and Main Floor

Computers, Lower Level and Main Floor

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

The lower level and main floor of Belk Library have Macs and PCs for student, faculty, and staff use.

Computers, Quiet Floor

Computers, Quiet Floor

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The 3rd (quiet) floor of Belk Library has PCs and Macs for student, faculty, and staff use in the central alcove on the north side of the building.

Digital Media Studio

Digital Media Studio

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

The Digital Media Studio is an open multimedia lab for the Appalachian State University Boone campus.  The purpose of the DMS is to provide access to current software and hardware, but most of... More info

Faculty Lounge, Room 306

Faculty Lounge, Room 306

Belk

Available to: Faculty & Staff

Seats 5-8 and can be booked by faculty members for up to 4 hours. Room 306 is located on the third (quiet) floor of Belk Library, overlooking the Student Union. There is table seating for 5 along... More info

Food Pantry

Food Pantry

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

Belk Library’s Food Pantry is located on the second floor in Room 222 and is open any time the library is open. The library established the pantry in collaboration with the Office of... More info

Fourth Floor Atrium

Fourth Floor Atrium

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The lounge seating around the atrium on the fourth floor of Belk Library is ideal for quiet study.

Fox Reading Room

Fox Reading Room

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The Fox Reading Room near Belk Library's front doors has lounge chairs and study carrels with soft chairs and built-in desks.

Graduate Student Lounge

Graduate Student Lounge

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

Seats 8-10 and can be booked by graduate students for up to 4 hours. Room 302 is located on the third (quiet) floor of Belk Library, overlooking the Student Union. The room can be booked at the... More info

Graduate Tables

Graduate Tables

Belk Hickory

Available to: Students

Belk Library's third floor has study tables with lockers for App State graduate students. They can be reserved for one semester at the service desk. Review the locker policy for rules, check-out... More info

Lecture Hall 114

Lecture Hall (114)

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

The lecture hall is reserved for classes before 5:00 p.m. on weekdays during the semester. After that, recognized faculty, staff, and student groups may request scheduling. Use of the lecture hall... More info

Library Instruction Rooms 024 & 026

Library Instruction Rooms (024 & 026)

Belk

Rooms 024 and 026 are reserved exclusively for library instruction.

Lounge Seating, 2nd floor and lower level

Lounge Seating, 2nd floor and lower level

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The second floor and lower level of Belk Library have large areas with movable lounge seating. These are busier areas of the library that are popular for group study. The second-floor seating is... More info

Print Zone and Tech Help Desk

Print Zone & Tech Help Desk

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

Printing, copying, scanning, and faxing are available in the Print Zone on the main floor of Belk Library. The Print Zone is staffed and managed by the university's Information Technology Services... More info

Space has a large visualization wall, several four-seat tables, and wall space for exhibits and book displays

Programming Space

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

Belk Library accepts proposals for learning-oriented programs, exhibits, and book displays that align with its goals and mission and are submitted at least 30 days in advance. The 732 square foot... More info

Restroom sign in fourth floor atrium

Restrooms: Accessible, Single-Occupancy, and Family-Friendly

Belk Hickory

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

Accessible restrooms are located on the northwest corner of every floor in Belk Library (see floor plans). Most restrooms have changing tables. Belk Library and the Hickory Campus also have single-... More info

Second Floor Reading Lounge

Second Floor Reading Lounge

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The reading area on the second floor of Belk Library has lounge furniture with built-in power outlets and movable desks.

Special Collections Research Center Reading Room

Special Collections Research Center Reading Room

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The Special Collections Research Center on the 4th floor has study tables and abundant natural light. Be sure to check the SCRC hours since they are more limited than the library's.

Study Carrels, Quiet Floor

Study Carrels, Quiet Floor

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

The third floor of Belk Library is the quiet floor and offers a wide range of seating options for individual study, including tables, study carrels and cubicles with privacy screens.

Technology Checkout Desk

Technology Checkout Desk

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

Students, faculty, and staff can borrow computers, digital equipment and accessories from the Technology Checkout Desk on the lower level of Belk Library. See the floor plan for a detailed map... More info

Video Recording Room

Video Recording Room

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

The Belk Library Video Recording Room is located on the lower level. The room is designed for simple video recording. You will need to bring a USB drive (8 GB minimum) and your presentation. The... More info

VR Studio

Virtual Reality Studio

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff

The Virtual Reality Studio is a new space on the lower level of the Belk Library and Information Commons that houses five VR workstations available for class and student use. A collaboration between... More info

Window Seating, Quiet Floor

Window Seating, Quiet Floor

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

There are tables and individual study carrels by the windows on the third floor, which is the quiet floor.

Window Seating, Second Floor

Window Seating, Second Floor

Belk

Available to: Students, Faculty & Staff, Community & Alumni

Tables by the windows on the second floor seat 2-4 people. The second floor is one of the busiest areas of the library and is popular for group study.