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Things to Know Before You Book

  • Only you can access a space you’ve booked. Western identity is required for admittance.
  • Study spaces and computers are limited to one person per space (no multiple person bookings).
  • You can pre-book two hours per day, up to three times per week.
  • Duration of bookings will be limited to a minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of two hours.
  • We have seats available this September Monday-Friday within our posted hours of operation.
  • You can book a seat up to two weeks in advance.
  • Once you’ve pre-booked or been assigned a seat at check-in, and you’re directed to that spot, you may not switch to another seat.

Please do not visit if:

  1. You have travelled outside Canada during the previous 14 days.
  2. You have symptoms of COVID-19 or are feeling unwell.
  3. Someone in your household has COVID-19 symptoms in the past 14 days.
  4. Anyone in your household has been exposed to someone who has or is recovering from COVID-19.

Walk-Ins Are Welcome

Used up your bookings? Didn’t book ahead? Study seats are also available on a first-come, first-served basis. Our staff can book you a seat in the library when you check in if you do not arrive with a booking.

How to Book

  1. Select your preferred library, and any other preferences.
  2. Click “Show Availability”.
  3. Click on a green square in the calendar to select the start time of the booking.
  4. Use the drop-down menu to confirm the length of the booking.
  5. Click “Submit Times”.
  6. Log in with your Western Identity.
  7. Read the Terms and Conditions. If you agree to them, click "I agree".
  8. Review the booking details and click “Submit my booking”. You’ll receive an email confirming your booking.


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For questions about Western’s COVID-19 policies and procedures, visit