Book a Seat, Computer, or Study Room

Book a Seat

Book a Computer

Book a Study Room

Things to Know Before You Book

  • All visitors are required to complete a Return to Campus Questionnaire prior to visiting campus.
  • Masks or face coverings and physical distancing are required at all times when visiting Western Libraries.
  • 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 a seat before you arrive for a faster sign-in process.
  • Bookings are available in 3 hour time slots, and may be extended depending on demand.
  • We have seats available 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.


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.


Contact for questions regarding library services.

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