Wilson Library West Bank

Wilson Library, home of collections about the arts, humanities, social sciences, and other topical and regional collections. 

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Hours
Today
8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Wed, Sep 29
8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thu, Sep 30
8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Fri, Oct 1
8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sat, Oct 2
noon to 6 p.m.
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Directions and parking

Street, ramp, and lot parking are available around West Bank for a fee. Free parking may be found in the neighborhood on the south side of Riverside Ave near Augsburg College, or across Interstate 94 near the Cedar and Franklin intersection. The closest paid parking locations are the 21st Ave. Ramp and parking lot 84.

Find more information about getting to the library, including maps and bus routes, from University Parking and Transportation Services.

Accessibility

Nearest accessible parking is located in the 19th Avenue Ramp and the 21stAvenue Ramp.

There are two public entrances: one on first floor and one at the basement level. Both entrances have automatic doors. A basement tunnel connects Wilson Library to Blegen Hall, Carlson School of Management, Ferguson Hall, Humphrey Center, and Social Sciences Building.

Elevators are located in the center of the building and are wheelchair accessible.

Restrooms

Restrooms are located on all floors except the first floor. Basement level restrooms are wheelchair accessible.

Wilson Library has no all gender restrooms. The nearest all gender restrooms are located in Heller Hall (room 919), and the Social Sciences Building (rooms 129, 177, 329, 529, 629, 667, 877, 997,1229, 1277, 1429, and 1477). 

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Spaces in Wilson Library

Academic Blend Cafe

Located in the basement of Wilson Library, the Academic Blend Cafe has coffee, tea, and a few tables for study or relaxation.

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Collections

Wilson Library contains general collections in the humanities and social sciences. This library is also home to several regional and topical collections of distinction.

McCollister Collection for Contemporary Literature

The popular literature collection promotes reading for pleasure and personal enrichment and is housed near the main entrance of Wilson Library. It contains a base of 200 books and continually rotates to offer the most noted in-demand titles.
 

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Guides

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