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Western Michigan University: Waldo Library

Waldo Library Hours

  • Waldo Library is open to the public in the hours before 8:00 p.m.

Contact Information

  • (269) 387-5059
  • Chat, email, and text contacts are also available

Visitor Parking

  • Visitors may park in metered parking spots around campus
    • 4 metered parking spots in Lot 71, in front of Moore Hall
    • Accessible parking available in Lot 27, behind Moore Hall
  • Parking meter fees are $1.50 per hour. Payment at a meter may be made with U.S. quarters, by cell phone or online through
  • WMU Parking Map

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Access to Resources

  • Find items at Waldo Library
  • Guests may use print materials from the open book stacks
  • Guest access to electronic resources is limited to on-campus access when logged into a public computer or WMU wireless network

Guest Borrowing

  • Guests that live within a 50-mile radius of Western Michigan University and are at least 18 years of age may obtain a guest borrower's card and borrow up to 10 items, excluding course reserve and audio/video items.

Bookmark Café

  • Located on the first floor of Waldo Library and features a selection of ready-to-eat and to-go options available for purchase.

Additional Library Resources at WMU

Kalamazoo College Library, Upjohn Library Commons

Kalamazoo College Library Hours

Contact Information

  • (269) 337-7153

Visitor Parking

  • General visitor parking is available on Campus Drive and in the lot east of the Fitness and Wellness Center (blue areas on the campus map).
  • Street parking is available in designated areas, first-come, first-served. 

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Access to Resources

  • Visitors with personal computers may connect to the guest wi-fi.
  • Visitors do not have access to computers or online databases. 
  • Books are available for borrowing through MeLCat only. 
  • Library collections have been digitized by the Internet Archive, including print periodicals.  

Book Club Café

  • Located in Lobby of first floor of library.
  • Offers grab and go sandwiches, salads, snacks, and drinks. 

Additional Library Resources at Kalamazoo College

Kalamazoo Valley Community College Libraries

Kalamazoo Valley Libraries Locations


Contact Information

  • (269) 488-4328

Visitor Parking

Visit Kalamazoo Valley Libraries

  • Texas Township Campus Map
    • Study areas, study rooms, computer workstations, and collections available on two levels.  Elevator located in Northeast corner.  
  • Anna Whitten Hall Map (Arcadia Commons Campus)
    • Study areas, computer workstations, and collections available on third floor.  Elevators located in Southwest and Northeast corners of building. 

Access to Resources

  • Students
  • Visitors
    • Request guest computer, database, and/or printing access at the Libraries service desks. 
    • Request Kalamazoo Valley Libraries' books through MeLCat only.  
    • Photocopiers and scanners available at both library locations.  

Food & Beverage Options at KVCC