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Library Spaces

Café and 24 Hour Lounge

The Library Café and 24 Hour Study Lounge share a separate space in the James B. Duke Library. They can be accessed from the Duke Library front porch. The space can be accessed outside of normal Duke Library hours with a Palacard, and it may be closed during extended university holidays. Together the lounge and café provide seating for 30.

The Library Café

The café offers a selection of grab-and-go and made-to-order hot and cold beverages, sandwiches, salads, smoothies, and snacks. View library café menu. Hours are:

  • Sun.: 10am to midnight
  • Mon. through Thurs.: 7:30am to midnight
  • Fri.: 7:30am to 4:00pm
  • Sat.: CLOSED

24 Hour Lounge

The 24 Hour Lounge houses 4 PC computers, a multi-function copier/printer, and two gender neutral bathrooms. It also features a Keurig coffee machine, a water fountain, and vending machines with soft drinks and snacks.

Safety features in this space include security video cameras and an emergency phone to contact University Police.