Located on Floor 1 of the Parks Library, the Bookends Café offers Roasterie coffee, espresso drinks, smoothies, specialty beverages, Bruegger's bagels, pastries, desserts, sandwiches, salads, and fruit. The café, maintained by ISU Dining, is located in room 84, just north of and adjoining the Fireplace Reading Room. Café hours and additional information can be found on the ISU Dining website.
The Library's Food, beverage, and tobacco policy specifies that food can be consumed in most of the Library's public areas, except the entire fourth floor and classrooms and computer labs (Room 31,32, and 134). Beverages in covered, spill-proof containers are allowed elsewhere in the library building, except in Special Collections.