Year built: 1917
Accessible entrances: A usable entry is located on the north, but with no automatic opener. An automatic opener is present at the main south side entrance. The interior door to the Newspaper/Periodicals Room also provides an automatic opener. The exterior entrance to the Bancroft Library is usable via a staircase only. The usable entrance is located inside Doe, in the rear of Bancroft Library. There is a call button at this door to summon the assistance of an attendant. The usable interior entrance to Inter-Library Services also requires the assistance of an attendant.
Restrooms: Level one restrooms provide stalls with side transfer stalls. Level two provides stalls with grab bars and room for side transfer. Each level of the Gardner Stacks (B, C, and D) provides two multiple user restrooms with stalls with grab bars and space for side transfer capabilities.
Designated waiting area: The designated waiting areas are located at both the east and west stair wells.
Emergency evacuation cabinet: W & E: West Side: The emergency evacuation cabinet is located on the ground floor near the womens restroom and elevator on the west side of the building. East Side: The emergency evacuation cabinet is loacting to the right upon entering the mainstacks on level A.