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Swem Library at the College of William & Mary


News & Exhibits

  • Museum docents brush up on artists

    Brushing up on American photographer Eadweard Muybridge and Japanese painter Ando Hiroshige was the mission of a group of docents from Muscarelle Museum of Art.
  • Brooks shares copyright insights with W&M students

    Tim Brooks, who retired in 2007 as executive vice president of research for Lifetime Television, met last week with several groups of students and faculty at William & Mary.

Beyond the History Books

Slavery at William & Mary is a chapter that until recently had often been left out of written histories. From its founding in 1693 to the outbreak of the Civil War, the college owned, hired out, and rented slaves.


Monday 8 a.m.-2 a.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday-Friday Closed
Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-2 a.m.