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Watson Library is currently only open to Wilmington College students, faculty, and staff until further notice.

Please do not enter Watson Library if you are sick!

All students, faculty, and staff are required to always wear face masks while inside the library and must maintain social distancing of at least six feet (6ft).

No food is permitted in Watson Library. Beverages are permitted in containers that have a lid and straw.

The maximum capacity of the Library is 46 count: 11 computers will be available and 35 spaces for study.

Individuals using any of the spaces within Watson Library are expected to disinfect their workstation before and after use.

Current CDC, ODH, and REALM project guidelines suggest COVID-19 can survive on library materials for an extended period. The second floor and the bound periodical sections of the Library are currently closed. Please ask Library staff or a student worker to retrieve materials for you. Please feel free to call or email ahead.

Virtual Library Orientation modules have been created. Access to these presentations is provided via the Library’s Libguides.

OPAL/OhioLINK Requests: Note: all Library resources received will be quarantined six (6) days before the client may pick-up the material(s). After the six (6) day quarantine period ends, students, faculty and staff may pick-up items at the Circulation Desk.

If you have any questions please call us at ext. 345, (937.481.2345), or email

All library item returns may be placed in the book drop at the front entrance of Watson Library.

Library Hours*

*Subject to change based on college, state or federal guidelines


Monday through Thursday | 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday | 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday | 6 to 10 p.m.

Computer Usage Procedures

  1. Masks must be worn at all times.
  2. Always maintain social distancing, at least six feet (6ft). (1 person per station)
  3. Only sit at designated stations, no standees or extra chairs allowed, unless 6-foot social distancing.
  4. Disinfect your workstation before and after use.


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Watson Library promotes the lifelong development of information literacy among students, faculty and staff. The Library acquires and organizes collections of materials in a variety of formats to support the college curricula. Contact us at

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