In the LibGuides section you will find all the information you need in order to use library resources remotely. Any change to information will be posted on the page as soon as possible. Walk through our Research and the Library guide for helpful information about navigating library resources.
The Lucy Lester Willet Memorial Library offers a variety of services to support student research and the college curriculum. The library provides extensive electronic and print resources, including more than 100 databases supporting a full range of curricular programs. Many of these are available through GALILEO. Students can access library collections of other academic libraries in the state, in addition to being able to borrow materials from libraries nationally via interlibrary loan. Professional librarians offer reference and research assistance, workshops and other learning opportunities designed to foster information-literacy skills for academic success and life-long learning.
Monday - Thursday 8am-10pm
Sunday 4pm-9pm (contingent upon staffing)
To reserve a study room, library equipment, or to book a research appointment with a librarian, please use our Library Reservation System.
Beginning December 2020, The Wesleyan College Archives & Special Collections will be closed for renovation. The collections are inaccessible during this time. Please use our digital collections for any research needs. You may contact the Archivist if you are unable to find what you are looking for. Follow our social media accounts to stay up to date on information about our progress and re-opening. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience.
Visitors are welcome to visit The Confucius Institute at Wesleyan College located on the first floor of Willet Library. A limited amount of Soong Sisters memorabilia is on display there.
Visitors to the library must call ahead (478) 757-5200 and make an appointment to enter the building. These visitors will be limited to one hour per day and adhere to the Willet Library Community Use Policy and the Willet Library Code of Conduct.
The mission of Willet Library is to serve current Wesleyan College students, faculty and staff. The library offers community access on a limited basis. Please see the Community User Policy for guidelines.
This three-story Georgian brick building was constructed in 1968 and dedicated to the memory of Lucy Lester Willet, class of 1881. The main entrance is on the second floor of the library, which houses the reference collection, periodicals, popular DVDs, and computers to access the library catalogue and electronic databases. The first and third floors contain the collection of circulating materials, classrooms and study rooms, and the Media Room. Library Floor Plans and Information.
The mission of the Willet Memorial Library is to provide resources and services to support the mission of Wesleyan College. The library strives to fulfill this mission by collaborating with administrators, faculty and students to support the curriculum and the four cornerstones of the College: academics, women, faith, and community. The library's programs are designed to empower students to become proficient in information and digital fluencies to build upon the foundation of a liberal arts education for the purpose of lifelong personal, intellectual and professional growth.
GOALS WILLET MEMORIAL LIBRARY
The Library is committed to achieving the following goals in support of this mission:
Wesleyan College is privileged to steward many arts and cultural events and share them with the community. Most are free and open to the public. Wesleyan art galleries are open M-F 1:30 – 5:00 PM and on Wesleyan Market Saturdays from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM.
Tour our beautiful 200-acre campus featuring Georgian architecture, lush green spaces, recreational facilities, residence halls, and worship center.
Wesleyan College is home to five NCAA Division III sports: soccer, basketball, volleyball, tennis, and softball. In addition, we offer an award-winning Intercollegiate Horse Show Association (IHSA) Equestrian program.