21st Century Library


Project Updates

Exciting Times Ahead: Library Fourth Floor Renovation

We are delighted to share some thrilling news with you all! After much anticipation and planning, we are gearing up for a significant transformation within our library. That is right – the Fourth Floor is about to undergo a comprehensive renovation! Closing for Renovation: June 1st, 2024 Beginning June 1st, 2024, the Fourth Floor will […]

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Six Public Forums Announced Covering the Hitt Library’s 4th Floor Renovation

Information about the Hitt Library’s 4th Floor renovation (Phase IID) and the deaccessioning work are now available on the 21st Century Library website. Learn about the underlying principles and goals for the project and see some preliminary diagrams and renderings of the spaces. The renovation includes spaces for individual and group study, meeting and conference […]

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Diamond’s Hidden Gems – ARC

Welcome to the tenth installment of Diamond’s Hidden Gems, a blog series in which I introduce you to the University of Central Florida’s library services that you may not have known about! ARC & General Collection If you’ve been inside the John C. Hitt Library, you’d find it a bit hard to believe that in […]

Explore the 3rd Floor

Students! The wait is over! Come join UCF Libraries as we “Explore the 3rd Floor” on Monday, February 27th. Come check out the 3rd floor renovations from 10 am to 12 pm. Starting at the glass stairwell, come look for clues and answer questions about the new spaces. The activity will end in the Academic […]


Phase IIA Construction in Progress

The 21st Century Library continues to evolve with Phase IIA, the renovation of the library’s third floor. Demolition, renovation, and inspections will take place on the third floor until projected completion in spring/summer 2023.    The third floor will remain closed during this phase of the project. Stairwells and elevators are marked with signs and […]

Third Floor Closed

Third Floor CLOSING

Beginning Wednesday, May 5, the third floor, including its study rooms, will be closed to the public. Study rooms on the fourth and first floor will remain open and can be reserved by visiting library.ucf.edu/studyrooms or stopping by the Circulation Desk in the John C. Hitt Library.

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