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Library Classroom

Learning Commons Classroom (R227)


The Learning Commons Classroom (R227) contains: R227 R227

  • 1 instructor computer workstation
  • 20 student computer workstations
  • PC Print station
  • LCD projector
  • whiteboard
  • document camera

Use of the Classroom for Library Instruction

 Priority is given to scheduling the classroom for instruction by librarians.

To schedule a course-related library instruction session, complete the online request form at least one week prior to the desired date of instruction.

The librarians are available to discuss options for instruction and assist in choosing the most appropriate sources relevant to the needs of your course.

Faculty Use of the Learning Commons Classroom

  • Faculty members may reserve the Learning Commons classroom.
  • The Learning Commons classroom can be reserved no more than three sessions per semester for any individual class. Librarian-led classes do not count toward these limits.
  • The Learning Commons classroom cannot be reserved as the regular meeting place for a class.

Reserving the Learning Commons Classroom

We require reservations be made no more than 48 hours in advance and no less than 2 hours in advance.
To make a reservation, contact the library ( or 217/373-3839).

Student Use of the Learning Commons Classroom

When not in use for library instruction or otherwise reserved, the Learning Commons classroom may be open for general use by students.
Because of instructional demands, students may be asked to leave the classroom on short notice.

Covered beverages are allowed. Food is not allowed.

Updated 9/28/2022

Group Study

Parkland Learning Commons offers spaces for group study and collaboration. The primary purpose of these spaces is to allow groups of 2 or more to work together for education, collaboration, and study.

Make a reservation online here:


The Group Spaces Are:

  1. R226: A large group room offering seating for 10, with two large monitor (one with WePresent software), a phone, and a wall-mounted whiteboard.
  2. Study Booth A: Padded booth style seating with power and a monitor with WePresent software
  3. Study Booth B: Padded booth style seating with power and a monitor with WePresent software

Usage Guidelines

  • Reservations must be made online via the website, and are first come first served
  • Reservations must be made with a valid Parkland or EIU email address and a contact number
  • Reservations are a minimum of 30 minutes and a maximum of 3 hours
  • Reservations may be made up to 150 days in advance
  • One reservation per person per day
  • Reservations will be held for 10 minutes after start time.
  • Doors must remain unlocked and windows uncovered while the room is in use
  • Furniture must be replaced in its original configuration before vacating the room
  • Rooms must be vacated 15 minutes before library closing
  • Only dry-erase markers should be used on whiteboards; These are available to borrow
  • The Learning Commons reserves the right to cancel any reservations which do not meet these guidelines
Other Considerations
  • Unattended belongings may be removed and taken to Campus Safety
  • Reservations for 2 or more will have priority.
  • Individuals may be asked to seek alternate space in the main Learning Commons to accommodate larger groups. 

Parkland College Library
2400 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

Fax: 217/351-2581