The Edward S. Wolak Library is one of the main hubs of SNHU’s campus. On weekdays, it operates between the hours of 7 a.m. and 12:45 a.m., and it is also open on the weekends.

The first floor of the library features the Front Help Desk. These employees should be able to answer any questions students may have about the library as well as where students can check out any resources they need to borrow.

The IT Help Desk can also be found on the first floor. This is where students can go when they are experiencing trouble with any of their technological devices.

There is also the Zachos Common Cafe, where students are free to study or get together with friends while enjoying a beverage or snack from the Starbucks counter.

The second floor of the library is where students can find the Wolak Learning Center, which offers various peer-tutoring services for any and all courses. Students can either make an appointment or visit the center during its walk-in hours to have a tutor aid them with any school work they may be struggling with.

On the third floor is where students will be able to find books, movies or other hard copy resources which may be required for their courses. The third floor is also the “quiet floor,” and is meant for students who need peace and quiet in order to complete their work.

Every floor of the library provides a plethora of computers for students to complete their papers and projects, as well as three printers in case they need to provide a hard copy to their professor.

There are also multiple study rooms throughout the library which can be reserved for group projects. These rooms can be reserved for up to two hours per day, and the reservation can be made online at the Shapiro Library website.

Like the library, the website also offers a variety of resources. This includes a 24/7 live chat which can connect students to a librarian on duty, who should be able to answer any questions about the library or research work that they may be conducting. Through the library’s website, students will also have access to a multitude of databases which can come in handy for research papers.

The library’s variety of resources will surely come in handy to any and all students whether they are looking for help with their work or just a place to host a study group.

Rosa Valente
Rosa Valente is a Sophomore at SNHU. She is currently serving as a News Editor and likes to write about anything and everything. She is studying Creative Writing and English and hopes to become an author, or an editor at a publishing company. In her free time, she likes hanging out with friends, listening to music, reading, writing, and cooking or baking when she has a kitchen available to her.

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