It is no accident that the library is named for Jane Bancroft Cook. She believed in New College as a place for academic achievement.
Five Group Study Rooms are located on the first floor of the Cook Library.Read more here
The Jane Bancroft Cook Library is the center of research, learning and scholarship for the New College and University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee communities. The Library is a safe and smokefree/substance-free environment that fosters interaction among students, faculty, librarians, staff, information resources and services. The following policy has been established to help achieve that purpose. Cook Library policies are guided by the American Library Association Code of Ethics.
Anyone engaged in disruptive behavior will be asked to stop the behavior or leave the building and the adjacent portico area. Continued disruptive behavior may result in disciplinary action, banning from the library and/or campus, and/or arrest and by Campus Police and criminal prosecution.