Visitor Library Card Eligibility Policy

As part of a partnership between William & Mary Libraries and Williamsburg Regional Library (WRL), individuals who live in Williamsburg, James City County or York County can receive borrowing privileges at W&M Libraries at no cost. Likewise, W&M students, faculty and staff can receive library privileges at WRL with their W&M ID, including those who do not live in Williamsburg, James City County or York County.

W&M Libraries also provides borrowing privileges to members of the following organizations:

  • Christopher Wren Association / Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
  • Colonial Williamsburg Foundation & Jamestown-Yorktown employees
  • Tidewater Consortium (VTC) student or faculty
  • VIVA student or faculty
  • Virginia teachers (public & private)
  • Volunteers at W&M
  • W&M alumni

How to apply

You can apply online with our form.  You will be notified when your account is created and can request materials.


Contact the circulation desk or call 757-221-3072