Briggs Library has a Listening and Viewing Area located on the main floor near the video collection and group study area. Patrons are invited to lounge in the comfortable chairs of the listening area. DVDs and videos, as well as cassette tapes and phonograph records, may be played on equipment housed there. CDs and DVDs may be played on any library or computer lab computer. Headphones may be checked out from the circulation desk.
A collection of phonograph records is also housed in the Listening & Viewing Area. A new turntable equipped with a USB port for recording is available for use.