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Visit our world-class collections in person.

Plan your visit

The Northwestern Libraries includes seven library locations, on both our Evanston and Chicago campuses.

Use library facilities

Please bring a government-issued photo ID to check in at the welcome desk. Everyone entering the library is required to wear a mask in accordance with campus policy. Disposable masks are available at the Main and Deering welcome desks if needed.

Visitors without an active Wildcard will need to provide either proof of vaccination for COVID-19 or a negative COVID-19 test within 24 hours of visiting the Libraries. For more information on this policy, please see Requirements for Using Library Spaces

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What's happening?

Explore our events, including workshops to build your research skills and exhibits from our collections.