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Frequently Asked Questions at Cooper Union Library
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Is there a restroom in the library?

No.  There are restrooms located on the second floor of the Foundation Building. 


Do you allow food in the library?



Do you allow beverages in the library?

Only covered water containers.


Why doesn't the library have a Book Drop?

The main reason is to assure that our valuable art, architecture and engineering books do not become damaged in the ensuing pile up and weight of returned books.  The library administrators are considering various options to serve our patrons in this regard.


Is there a pencil sharpener in the library?

Yes, it's at the Circulation Desk by the network printer near the display materials.


What other supplies do I have access to?

Staplers (basic and heavy duty), a tape dispenser, 3 hole punch, miniature pencils, paper clips and facial tissues are all available at the Circulation Desk.


Is there free wireless access for patrons and visitors?

Yes! Students, faculty, staff, and administrators at the Cooper Union use the same login process as at other campus locations. Consortium patrons, Friends of the Library members, and other visitors may get instructions at the Reference Desk.


Am I able to print out items?

Yes, just send your document to the network printer.  Printouts are 10 cents a sheet.  You can modify printing options for double-sided printouts.


What is your mailing address?

Cooper Union Library

Foundation Building

7 East 7th Street

New York, NY  10003


How much does it cost for photocopies?

10 cents a page.  $5 preset copy cards for 50 copies each are available for sale at the Circulation Desk.  You can also feed single dollar bills.  The two machines make black and white copies only - sizes available are 8 1/2 X 11 and legal.


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