Services for Visitors
Everyone is welcome to visit the UW Libraries (Seattle, Bothell & Tacoma) and use our books, journals and most other materials while in the library.
Explore the Libraries
- News, Events & Exhibits
Attend a public event.
- Visit Suzzallo and Allen Libraries
Tours, history & art.
- Drop-in Tours
Library & campus tours.
Use the Collections
- UW Worldcat
Search UW Worldcat to identify books and other material before visiting.
- Microform & Newspaper Collections
Extensive collection of local, national and international newspapers.
- Special Collections
Rare and archival materials (manuscripts, historic images, book arts and more) specializing in Pacific Northwest history and culture.
- UW Digital Collections
The Libraries collection of digitized images and texts with an emphasis on the history and culture of the Pacific Northwest.
- All Libraries
Links to all campus libraries, hours & maps.
- Computer Access in the Libraries for Visitors
Information on guest research workstations, scanners and wifi access for visitors.
- Borrowing Info for Visitors
Information on getting a UW Libraries borrower's card.
- Library hours
Hours and contact information.
- Campus Map
Seattle campus map.
- Getting to Campus
Information on transit and driving options.
- Dining on Campus
Food options on campus.