Map Giveaway 4/23 & 4/24

Western Libraries is consolidating its map collection and will be giving away surplus maps and atlases on April 23rd and 24th. These maps were received through depository or similar agreements, and therefore Western cannot sell them, but they are free for the taking. They already have been offered to other libraries.

The giveaway will be held April 23rd from noon to 11 pm and April 24th from 9 am to 9 pm in the Reading Room, (Wilson Library, 4th floor Central), 516 High Street.

Members of the public who plan to attend the event will need to purchase a parking permit at Parking Services ( in the Campus Services Facility at 2001 Bill McDonald Parkway. Permits can be purchased until 4:30 pm each day of the event. After 4:30 pm parking is available through pay stations on campus.

The giveaway event is free and open to the public. For more information about the giveaway, contact Map Collection staff at (360) 650-3272 or

Western Libraries permanent Map Collection is located in Wilson Library 170 and is open to the public from 11 am to 3 pm, Monday through Thursday. It contains more than 100,000 maps with an emphasis on the Pacific Northwest.  

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