Western Libraries

Beginning Monday, Jan. 24, Western Libraries building hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. The Wilson north doors will remain open as long as staffing allows. If the north doors are closed, access to the library will remain via…

Beginning Jan. 11, Western Libraries building hours are Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed weekends. These hours will be in place until Western resumes in-person classes. The Wilson north doors will remain open as long as staffing allows. If the north doors are closed, access to…

Western Libraries will be closing at 3 p.m. today, Jan. 5, due to inclement weather conditions. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Whatcom County, in effect from 4 p.m. today through 4 a.m. tomorrow.  The closure of Western Libraries at 3 p.m. is…

Western Libraries is currently closed and will reopen on Monday, January 3, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. While classes at Western are being held remotely (currently planned for January 3 -7), Western Libraries will be open Monday-Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (closed Jan. 8 -…

Beginning Dec. 11, Western Libraries will be open during the intersession Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., closed weekends, and closed from Dec. 24-31. 

The Wilson north entrance to the library will be closed beginning Dec. 11, but the library will be…

Western Libraries Heritage Resources has published the Fall 2021 edition of their newsletter, “Heritage Highlights,” which is distributed quarterly to recipients locally and around the world, both in print and online. This latest issue is now available as a PDF,…

The next film in the Cinema East series is Hou Hsiao-hsien’s 1998 feature Flowers of Shanghai, which screens at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30 at the Pickford Film Center (1318 Bay Street) in downtown Bellingham.

Flowers of Shanghai is based on a late 19th-century novel about brothels…

Due to continued impacts from serious weather conditions and flooding in the local and surrounding areas, Western Libraries will be closing the library in the Wilson and Haggard buildings at 5 p.m. today. 

The Tutoring Center and the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio will…

Western Libraries is pleased to announce that we will not have to make any subscription cancellations this year. Instead, we will continue a more deliberate, strategic review of subscriptions to ensure that the university’s subscriptions portfolio remains dynamic and relevant. As part of this…

The Western Libraries is no longer charging overdue fines for most WWU library materials. All existing overdue fines have been waived, although patrons may still owe other fees, including charges for lost or damaged items. Western now joins the 100+ libraries across the country who have already…

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