17 Fun Things to Do in JMU Libraries

Posted on: July 9, 2021

There’s a reason JMU Libraries has over 1.5 million visitors per year! Besides being a great place to study and conduct research, it’s a wonderful place to socialize, learn new skills, and explore. Swing by JMU Libraries to get to know one of the most popular destinations on campus. 

Carrier Library

  • Choose seeds to plant from the JMU Community Seed Library (1st floor)
  • Browse our extensive DVD collection (1st floor)
  • Take a photo with the Joan of Arc statue (1st floor)
  • Climb up the double-decker carrels for studying (3rd floor)

Carrier or Rose Libraries

  • Get drinks or food from Starbucks (1st floor)
  • Peruse the book displays (1st floor)
  • Ask literally any question at an Ask the Library desk! (1st floor)
  • Take a peek at our 3D printers, sewing machines, laser cutters, and more in The Makery (our two makerspaces in Carrier and Rose) to see all the ways you can tinker, create, and play in the Libraries with the support of our knowledgeable staff (basement in Carrier, 1st floor in Rose)
  • Explore JMU’s past by looking through JMU yearbooks from yonder year (ask for the location at an Ask the Library desk)

Rose Library

Music Library

  • Check out the art in the Little Gallery Underground
  • Browse our cd collection
  • Listen to live music (check for upcoming events)
  • Make your own mixes and mashups in the MusiCommons lab

We look forward to seeing you as you explore all our Library spaces!

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