Swain Library is a space for fostering student collaboration, engagement and academic success. The Western Michigan University campus partners that share this space focus on peer tutoring, global and community engagement, and student entrepreneurship and support. Swain Library is part of University Libraries and helps to move forward our mission to fuel discovery and exploration in new ways.
Hours and location
Hours Hours vary. Check campus partners' websites for program and service hours.
Location Swain Library is located on the second floor of Sangren Hall, adjacent to Flossie's Café.
Our partners will support students academically and help them discover their potential in a globally connected community.
Julie Garrison, dean of University Libraries
The space in Swain Library will be a gathering place for community organizations to share information about their programs with our students.
Regena Fails Nelson, chair and professor in Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies.
Sharing this new space with the other partner programs broadens that available network and will inevitably spark creativity.
Dr. Laurel Ofstein, director of operations of Starting Gate