Update from Western Libraries - Building Hours Fall 2021



Posted on: Friday, August 6, 2021 - 3:05pm

Fall 2021 Update - Western Libraries Building Hours 

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Beginning September 16, 2021, Western Libraries will reopen its Wilson and Haggard buildings to the public. Please note that both the Wilson and Haggard sides of the library will only be accessible via the Haggard Hall library entrances, and the north doors at the Wilson entrance will remain closed for the time being.

In keeping with Western Washington University’s health and safety requirements, all individuals must be masked at all times when indoors. This includes when inside library facilities, other indoor public spaces on Western's campus, and WWU transportation.

Library hours for fall quarter have been reduced from pre-pandemic hours as Western transitions back to having a fully reopened campus. Western Libraries plans to expand its hours if feasible during future subsequent quarters. For fall quarter, the library hours are as follows:

  • Sundays from noon to 9:00 p.m. 
  • Monday – Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Fridays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays closed


The Hacherl Research & Writing Studio will open on the first day of classes, Wednesday, September 22, 2021, and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through September 24, 2021. Beginning Sunday, September 26, 2021, the Studio hours will be:

  • Sundays 5-9 p.m.
  • Mondays - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Tutoring Center will also open on the first day of clases, Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Their hours will match the Hacherl Research & Writing Studio's hours and are as follows:

  • Sundays 5-9 p.m.
  • Mondays - Thursdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Fridays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Additional details about other programs or special hours will be provided in future updates and will be shared via the Libraries’ website, Library News, social media, and Western Today. Questions? Please email LibraryCommunications@wwu.edu.

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