Answered By: Library User Service Division
Last Updated: May 30, 2023    

To create an environment that meets the study and work needs of our campus community, XJTLU Library (Library in Central Building, North Campus) balances these needs by designating areas as "Light Discussion", "Quiet", and "Absolute Quiet" zones. Study zones have varied noise levels and allow patrons to determine which areas of the library are best for the type of study environment they need.

Light Discussion Zone – High-traffic or noisy areas

  • Light discussion allowed
  • Cell phones on vibrate mode
  • Talking on cell phones is permitted


  • Library Main Entrance Hall
  • Interactive Commons (Room 153)
  • Library Service Counter
  • Training Room (Room 303)
  • IT Service Desk
  • Self-Printing, Copying and Scanning Area 
  • Food and Drink Allowed Area, Discussion Allowed Area
  • Group Study Rooms 
  • Mobile Phone Zone


Quiet Zone – Keep the noise to a minimum

  • Short whispered conversations 
  • Cell phones on vibrate mode
  • No group study 
  • Audio only at a low volume with headphones 


  • The Learning Commons
  • Information Commons
  • Book Shelves Area on the 4th and 5th Floor


Absolute Quiet Zone – No noise

  • Absolutely no conversation is allowed
  • Switch cell phones to silent mode
  • No group study
  • Minimal and quiet keyboarding sound
  • Audio only at a low volume with headphones as long as others can’t hear them


  • The Learning Commons on the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Floor
  • Book Shelves Areas on the 7th, 8th, 9th and 10th Floor


If you have any problems, please contact the Library Circulation Desk(Library in Central Building, North Campus)on the 3rd floor for help.