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Building Policy

Use of the College Libraries is governed by the campus Building Use Policies and Procedures, the campus Animal Policy., and the SUNY Potsdam Service Animal Policy.

Space use in F.W. Crumb Memorial Library

  • Group study (more than one person sitting or working together) is restricted to the first floor and designated group study rooms on the second floor (205, 208, 215).
  • Group study rooms must be signed out in advance through our room bookings program.
  • Room 218 is designated as our Silent Study space. Talking and use of ear phones are both prohibited in this room.
  • All other study space on the second floor is individual quiet study space. In practice, this means one person per table.

Space use in J.E. Crane Memorial Library

  • Small group study is permitted throughout the library.
  • Spurbeck Seminar Room may be signed out in advance. Inquire at the circulation desk in the Crane library.
  • Graduate study carrels may be signed out for the academic year on a first come, first served basis. Please inquire at the circulation desk.

Cell phone ringers should be turned off upon entering either library and brief telephone conversations should be only be had in areas designated for group study.


Crumb Library: 315-267-2485
Crane Library: 315-267-2451

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SUNY Potsdam College Libraries
44 Pierrepont Ave
Potsdam, NY 13617