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Hilary Dixon

Summer Story Time Series

With Hilary Grant Dixon '00

Join us for a virtual “Summer Story Time” with author Hilary Dixon '00. She will be reading Maggie Sinclair, Will You Please Fix Your Hair?!, and taking questions from the kids (and kids at heart!) on August 18 at 1:00 p.m.


Sustainable Scholarship Virtual Forum

Save the date: October 2, 2020

You are invited to learn more about how W&M Libraries is approaching bundled journal packages, including the concerns we have with the cost, equity, and sustainability of these packages. Public academic research library deans from across the commonwealth will speak to faculty members, staff, and librarians about these issues.

For the Bold Campaign Concludes

Thank you for your support of W&M Libraries!

Look back on the highlights of the For the Bold campaign at the Libraries after its triumphant conclusion on June 30, 2020 and see the impressive results of our supporters' generosity. 

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Swem Library
Posted August 5, 2020

As the fall semester grows close, staff members at William & Mary Libraries feel prepared to safely reopen and operate through the uncharted waters of a pandemic. Swem Library will open to students, faculty and staff for limited hours starting August 10th, and will require visitors to show a current W&M ID at the entrance.