The reading room features large tables and soft couches for a comfortable and quiet study space. Ethernet access is available for Emory students, staff and faculty via cable ports in the desk lamps or wireless throughout the room. Restrooms are located next to the newspaper room.
The reading room is Woodruff library's holding space for its current periodicals. Journals and magazines are shelved in alphabetical order by title, starting to the right of the service desk and continuing clockwise around the room.