Library Facilities

Computer Use

There are 18 computers on the main floor for use by library patrons. The Library Technology Classroom on the first floor is primarily for instructional use but is available as a student lab when it is not scheduled for classes. You may check the schedule on the main floor of the library. Wireless access is also available on all three floors. Use of the computers and wireless access requires your Royal username and password. Community patrons may obtain a guest pass by inquiring at the main desk.

Quiet Study Area

Please respect others’ rights by being quiet in the library. We recognize there is need for group study space as well as individual study space but please respect others and keep your voices quiet and take cell phone conversations to the foyer or outside.
We have designated the 3rd floor the Quiet Study Area. Due to classes, Academic Support tutoring and library work the 3rd floor is not completely quiet during the weekdays between 8 am – 5 pm. If you need complete quiet you may use the small study rooms on 1st floor on the back west wall.
During the evening hours and weekends the 3rd floor is the Quiet Study Area.

Study Rooms

There are a number of small study rooms on 1st floor for use. Classrooms maybe used for group study in the evening and weekends.

Building Layout

Hartzler Library has three floors:

  • First Floor – Information Systems User Services (Helpdesk), Archives, Virginia Conference Archives, Library Technology Classroom, 370s (education), 400s (languages), 500s, 600s, 700s (sciences, technology, and the arts), Js (Juvenile collection), CUs, CKs (Curriculum collection), CDs, and VKs (VHS video collection)
  • Main (Second) Floor – Library entrance. 800s (Literature), DVDs, Rs (Reference collection), and the periodical and newspaper collections
  • Third Floor – Menno Simons Historical Library, Art Gallery, 000s (generalities), 100s (philosophy and psychology), 200s (religion), 300s except 370s (social sciences), and 900s (geography and history)