Study at the Bennett Library (Burnaby)

  During COVID-19, a place to study

The main (3rd) floor of the W.A.C. Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby) is open for studying weekday afternoons until the end of exams.

  About the study space

Open hours: 1 pm - 5 pm, Monday to Friday.  Closed during semester breaks and on public holidays.  See Bennett Library hours for details.

Equipment and facilities: Access to PCs, Macs, printers, scanners, copiers, tables and chairs with power.

Location: The main floor of the Bennett Library (no access to other floors) -- for details see the floorplan below. 

Access to campus buildings, including the Library, is available only to current members of the SFU community who present SFU identification, which can include your SFU ID, business card or other similar documentation. Family and friends of community members should not be on campus at this time. (FAQ)

  Before you come to campus

Effective Monday, November 9, staff, faculty and students attending campus are required to conduct a self-assessment every day before they come to campus.

Use one of the Self-Assessment Tools from thrive health to conduct your self-assessment.

If the assessment identifies that you have possible symptoms, do not come to campus.

  Requirements to keep everyone safe

  • wear a mask (FAQ)  
  • stay at least 6 feet (2 metres) apart
  • use hand sanitizer upon entry 
  • eat and drink outside
  • stay in the designated study area
  • stay home if you are ill
  • review and follow all the measures outlined in the Common Areas COVID-19 Safety Plan.

  More information

What services are available?

No in-person services are available in the study space, but the Library is offering many services online. For the latest information on online Library services, see Library service updates during COVID-19

Can I borrow books? 

There is no in-person access to the Library collections right now, but you can request books online and we'll get them to you. For details check the Borrowing and digital delivery section of Library service updates during COVID-19.

Who can I ask if I have questions?

 Ask a Librarian by chat or email.


A floor plan highlighting the north and south parts of the main floor of the Bennett Library.

Study space highlighted in blue.



Monday to Friday 1pm to 5pm
1 pm to 5 pm
W.A.C. Bennett Library (SFU Burnaby)