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Study Spots in Downtown Harrisonburg

February 27, 2024 by Annette Williams

Study Spots with Indoor and Outdoor Seating

Grace + Main Coffee Shop

Grace + Main Coffee Shop features outdoor and indoor seating that is a perfect environment for studying! This coffee shop is on the edge of the James Madison University (JMU) campus so students have easy access with the added benefit of being able to use JMU’s Flex option for payment. With such a cozy interior you can definitely stay a while and enjoy your food, beverage, or hunker down to get some work done! Grace + Main is open Monday through Saturday from 7 AM to 4 PM (With lunch being served from 11 AM to 4 PM), and Sundays from 7 AM to 11 AM. Be sure to drop by and check out this wonderful option to get all your studying done. 

(540) 564-0200 | 710 S. Main Street, HarrisonburgVA 22801

Study Spots with Indoor Seating

Chestnut Ridge Coffee Roasters

Chestnut Ridge Coffee Roasters has officially moved to their Liberty St. Mercantile location and is the perfect place to set up shop! Grab a latte and head over to their variety of seating options from tall tables to couches and comfy chairs. Come with friends or have a solo study sesh, Chestnut Ridge is the place for you. In addition, there are several shops located in the Liberty St. Mercantile to occupy your time if you need a study break. Chestnut Ridge is open from Monday through Sunday from 9 AM to 3 PM, so pop by and say hi! 

(501) 336 4494 | 76 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802

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Other Study Spots around Downtown

The Perch at Magpie

The Perch at Magpie is used primarily for members, conferences, etc. However, there are day passes to consider if you are a student in a jam, looking for a nice place to study! These day passes are available from Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM. In addition, if you find yourself needing a conference room for an interview, a club meeting, or more, consider renting a conference room for an additional fee on top of the day pass by the hour! | 85 W Gay St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802

Other Study Spots around Downtown Directory:

Massanutten Regional Library– The Central Location 

Hotel Madison Lobby

Outdoor Study Spots around Downtown

Liberty Park

Liberty Park is located on the corner of N. Liberty St. and West Wolfe St. and is available to the public, making it a wonderful space to enjoy the weather and use their benches to finish up some homework. As Spring approaches we await the wonderful blooms that can be seen at Liberty Park and make this spot a treasure of downtown! 

188 North Liberty Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802

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Noise Sensitive Study Spots around Downtown

The Friendly Fermenter

The Friendly Fermenter may seem like an unusual choice for a study spot but their spacious and comfortable seating provides lots of options that make for a wonderful atmosphere. Since they are a brewery, night time studying may be a little harder to do, but not impossible! Come during the day and enjoy some quiet time with personality, especially with their non-alcoholic options that are study friendly. They are open Monday from 4 PM to 8 PM, Tuesday from 4 PM to 9 PM, Wednesday and Thursday from 3 PM to 9 PM, Friday and Saturday from 1 PM to 10 PM, and Sunday from 2 PM to 8 PM.

 (540) 217-2614 | 20 S Mason St Suite B10, Harrisonburg, VA 22801