W&M Planned Pause

Swem services over the winter break

Today’s Hours


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Happy Thanksgiving

Swem Library Hours

Swem Library will be open Wednesday, Nov. 25 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and closed Thursday, Nov. 26-Monday, Nov. 30. 

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Documenting life during COVID-19

Add your voice to the archives!

Submit your personal reflections about life during the pandemic to special collections. Ideas include: prose, poetry, drawing, scrapbooking, photography, audio/video, or other accounts of day-to-day life.

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Virtual Pet Therapy

Puppy and Kitty Grams!

Students can register online to receive an emailed pet photo with some encouraging words during finals week.

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What’s Happening at W&M Libraries


Artist rendering of the outdoor patio in front of Swem.
Posted October 22, 2020

William & Mary Libraries is adding a new space with outdoor lovers in mind. The Libraries announced it will begin constructing a patio outside of Swem in December.