Reserve Space for an Event in Eckles Library

Eckles Library

Eckles Library

Eckles Library, located on the quad of Mount Vernon Campus, is dedicated to serving the information needs of all GW students, faculty, and staff.

As a member of the GW University Libraries, Eckles shares policies, procedures, and an extensive collection of electronic resources with Gelman Library, the main research library of the university.

Eckles Library provides a comfortable, relaxed academic environment for study, award-winning staff for research help, and free tutoring.

The library is an integral part of student life on Mount Vernon Campus, featuring student artwork and exhibits, student events, free DVD rentals, and coffee for a crucial 2am fix.

Event Spaces

Eckles Library also features spaces that can be reserved for special events.

First Floor Conference Room

This conference room is located on the interior of the Eckles Library. The space hold a maximum capacity of 12 people seated around a rectangular table. Food and drinks are allowed in this space.


Located at the entrance of the Eckles Library, this is a versatile space with carpeted floors, built in white board, and retractable screen. Eckles Auditorium can hold up to 150 people seated theater style, or fewer people in varying configurations. Food and drinks are allowed in this space.




Somers Hall Room Tour

Virtual Tour of a Somers Hall Room

Eckles Library Hours

Fall and Spring Semesters


Summer Semester

June 30 to August 19: Closed
August 20 to August 25: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Eckles Library Tweets