Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, visiting Wilson Library is different. Read the detailed information about changes to reduce the risk of COVID-19.


Welcome to Wilson Library, home of collections about the arts, humanities, social sciences, and many other special collections.

The library has wireless access throughout the building, plenty of room to study, and a coffee shop on the basement level.

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From our collections

Check out the From Our Collections display in the basement across from the coffee shop. The display rotates monthly and highlights fun reads in the Wilson collection.

Looking for book recommendations? Ask the University of Minnesota Libraries Book Matchmakers! Fill out this form and real librarians will give you personalized reading suggestions of books in our collections.