• Alert

    Access to BLC

    • Active J-Card required.
    • Starting August 29, non-affiliates will be able to 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 November 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

  • September 19 - September 25
    9/19 Sun 9/20 Mon 9/21 Tue 9/22 Wed 9/23 Thu 9/24 Fri 9/25 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • September 26 - October 02
    9/26 Sun 9/27 Mon 9/28 Tue 9/29 Wed 9/30 Thu 10/01 Fri 10/02 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • October 03 - October 09
    10/03 Sun 10/04 Mon 10/05 Tue 10/06 Wed 10/07 Thu 10/08 Fri 10/09 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • October 10 - October 16
    10/10 Sun 10/11 Mon 10/12 Tue 10/13 Wed 10/14 Thu 10/15 Fri 10/16 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • October 17 - October 23
    10/17 Sun 10/18 Mon 10/19 Tue 10/20 Wed 10/21 Thu 10/22 Fri 10/23 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • October 24 - October 30
    10/24 Sun 10/25 Mon 10/26 Tue 10/27 Wed 10/28 Thu 10/29 Fri 10/30 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • October 31 - November 06
    10/31 Sun 11/01 Mon 11/02 Tue 11/03 Wed 11/04 Thu 11/05 Fri 11/06 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • November 07 - November 13
    11/07 Sun 11/08 Mon 11/09 Tue 11/10 Wed 11/11 Thu 11/12 Fri 11/13 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • November 14 - November 20
    11/14 Sun 11/15 Mon 11/16 Tue 11/17 Wed 11/18 Thu 11/19 Fri 11/20 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • November 21 - November 27
    11/21 Sun 11/22 Mon 11/23 Tue 11/24 Wed 11/25 Thu 11/26 Fri 11/27 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm
  • 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 - 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 10am - 4pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 8:30am - 4:30pm 10am - 4pm

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