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Library Building & Amenities Guide

Where to find things in the UMSL University Libraries (Thomas Jefferson, St. Louis Mercantile, and State Historical Society)

Café TJ

Café TJ, in the Thomas Jefferson Library, offers a full range of Starbuck’s coffees plus snacks, sandwiches and wraps prepared by Sodexo. The café is usually open every day during the Spring and Fall semesters with abbreviated hours during breaks and the summer session.

When food service is not available, the café area remains open for use during regular library hours.

Soda & snack vending machines, a TV, and power plugs are available in the café.

More information is available at Sodexo's web site:

Covered drinks are allowed in the libraries, however food is only allowed in Café TJ.

Please do not bring food into the library.

Water Fountains

Water fountains are located near the elevators on all levels of the Thomas Jefferson and Mercantile Libraries.