• Alert

    Access to BLC

    • Active J-Card required.
    • As of August 29, non-affiliates may enter MSEL Q-level and the Brody Café from M-F, 8am-6pm. They will not be permitted to pass the security turnstiles.
    • Tentatively starting January 1, non-affiliates may be able to pass the security turnstiles by presenting government-issued ID, M-F, 8am-6pm.

The Brody Learning Commons connects to the Eisenhower Library and includes a large quiet reading room, 16 group study rooms, teaching and seminar rooms, and a café. The Commons is also home to the Department of Special Collections and the Department of Conservation and Preservation.


Hours

  • November 28 - December 04
    11/28 Sun 11/29 Mon 11/30 Tue 12/01 Wed 12/02 Thu 12/03 Fri 12/04 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed
    Brody Café 11am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 7pm 10am - 5pm
  • December 05 - December 11
    12/05 Sun 12/06 Mon 12/07 Tue 12/08 Wed 12/09 Thu 12/10 Fri 12/11 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed
    Brody Café 11am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 7pm 10am - 5pm
  • December 12 - December 18
    12/12 Sun 12/13 Mon 12/14 Tue 12/15 Wed 12/16 Thu 12/17 Fri 12/18 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours 24 Hours
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed
    Brody Café 11am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 8am - 7pm 10am - 5pm
  • December 19 - December 25
    12/19 Sun 12/20 Mon 12/21 Tue 12/22 Wed 12/23 Thu 12/24 Fri 12/25 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 24 Hours 24 Hours 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm Closed Closed
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed Closed
    Brody Café 11am - 9pm 8am - 9pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm Closed Closed
  • December 26 - January 01
    12/26 Sun 12/27 Mon 12/28 Tue 12/29 Wed 12/30 Thu 12/31 Fri 1/01 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons Closed Closed 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm Closed Closed
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed Closed
    Brody Café Closed Closed 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm Closed Closed
  • January 02 - January 08
    1/02 Sun 1/03 Mon 1/04 Tue 1/05 Wed 1/06 Thu 1/07 Fri 1/08 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons Closed Closed 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed
    Brody Café Closed Closed 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm
  • January 09 - January 15
    1/09 Sun 1/10 Mon 1/11 Tue 1/12 Wed 1/13 Thu 1/14 Fri 1/15 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 12pm - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed
    Brody Café 12pm - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm
  • January 16 - January 22
    1/16 Sun 1/17 Mon 1/18 Tue 1/19 Wed 1/20 Thu 1/21 Fri 1/22 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 12pm - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm 8am - 6pm
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm Closed
    Brody Café 12pm - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm
  • January 23 - January 29
    1/23 Sun 1/24 Mon 1/25 Tue 1/26 Wed 1/27 Thu 1/28 Fri 1/29 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    Special Collections Reading Room Closed 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm 10am - 5pm TBD
    Brody Café 12pm - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm 7:30am - 8pm TBD
  • January 30 - February 05
    1/30 Sun 1/31 Mon 2/01 Tue 2/02 Wed 2/03 Thu 2/04 Fri 2/05 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    Special Collections Reading Room TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Brody Café TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
  • February 06 - February 12
    2/06 Sun 2/07 Mon 2/08 Tue 2/09 Wed 2/10 Thu 2/11 Fri 2/12 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    Special Collections Reading Room TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Brody Café TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
  • February 13 - February 19
    2/13 Sun 2/14 Mon 2/15 Tue 2/16 Wed 2/17 Thu 2/18 Fri 2/19 Sat
    Brody Learning Commons 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am 8am - 2am
    Special Collections Reading Room TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD
    Brody Café TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD TBD

Contact Brody Learning Commons

General Information:

  • 410-516-8335

For Special Collections:

  • Call us at 410-516-8348
  • For book inquires (including questions about material at the Garrett Library or George Peabody Library), try specialcollections@lists.jhu.edu