Visit Us

Locations and hours

  • Waldo Library

    Main library

    About Waldo

  • Swain Library

    Open study and academic programming

    About Swain

  • Zhang Legacy Collections Center

    Archives, regional history and special collections

    About Zhang

Today's hours

More hours

What to expect

We follow all state mandates and Western Michigan University guidance to keep you safe on campus. In accordance with WMU's COVID-19 protocols, masks are optional in Waldo Library and Zhang Legacy Collections Center at this time.

Both Waldo Library and Zhang Legacy Collections Center are open to the public. Waldo Library is open to the public most days until 8 p.m., while late evening hours are reserved for WMU students and employees only. A Bronco Card is required to enter the building after 8 p.m.

We have also identified computers in a specific area for public use at this time. Check in at the service desk in the first-floor lobby to get your guest login and find out which computer to use.

Study and other spaces

Technology spaces

Computing and printing

  • Use one of our public computers to work on your assignments or research projects. Need to print something? You can print from our computers to print release stations in the library or wirelessly from your own device.

    More about computing and printing

Class visits

Class visits

Bring students to WMU Libraries for a hands-on experience using our unique collections or virtual reality.

Questions?

  • Questions about visiting University Libraries?