Beginning over winter interim, the Library will commence the final phase of a project to replace cracked and worn floor tile throughout the Regenstein B Level bookstacks. This phase replaces floor tile in the main aisles; flooring in the compact shelving book aisles was completed over the summer. Work will take place between 6 a.m. and 3 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and will involve noise and dust at times, as well as limiting access to some aisles.
The work has been planned to cause as little disruption as possible, but some main aisles will be inaccessible for two to three days at a time during all building hours. Most book aisles will remain accessible throughout the project, although users may need to use alternate routes to reach book aisles at times. A small number of book aisles will be inaccessible for short periods, but no individual book aisle will be inaccessible for more than two working days.
To request a book from an inaccessible book aisle, visit the 1st Floor Circulation Desk. Staff will page material as soon as the aisle re-opens; users will receive a notice as soon as items are available for pickup at Circulation.
We apologize for any inconvenience and appreciate your patience while this important work is completed. For updated information about this project, visit lib.uchicago.edu/e/reg/using/floorplans.