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Swem Library at the College of William & Mary


News & Exhibits

  • Thanksgiving Hours

    Swem will be closed Wednesday-Friday, with limited hours on Saturday.
  • Swem receives "Green Fees" grants

    Several Swem staff members recently worked on "Green Fees" grants, provided by the W&M Committee on Sustainability, and were awarded funding for their projects.

The Siege of Petersburg

As Swem Library wraps up its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, it is clear that both the politics and execution of war are complex and difficult.


Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.-2 a.m.
Friday 8 a.m.-8 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-2 a.m.