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.
24 hour badge access is available to the 1st and 2nd floors.
This semester all study areas, including the carrels on the 3rd floor, will be first-come first-serve. Please be mindful that the 3rd floor is always a quiet zone.
To reserve a study room, library equipment, or to book a research appointment with a librarian, please use our Library Reservation System.
Willet Library is open to members of the greater Macon area as long as they 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:
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