How can guests use Wallace Library?


Guests--including alums, retired staff and faculty, Wheaties’ friends and families, and our Norton neighbors--are welcome to use the library. Our primary mission is to serve the College’s current students, staff, and faculty. At times, we may ask you to yield to our primary users.

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Building Access

You may use the library during Guest Hours. Entrance to the building at other times will be restricted to Wheaton ID card access. Registered overnight guests may be swiped into the building during these times and must be accompanied by their host. 


Collections Access

Print Collection

While in the building, you are welcome to access our print collection. If you would like to check out a book, please bring a current photo ID to the Information Desk in the Atrium. You may check out up to 5 items for 28 days. If you would like to renew, please call 508-286-8224.  

Electronic Resources

You may access our electronic collections while in the library. See below for information on using library computers and networks. 


To schedule an appointment in the Archives, email


Computer/Network Access

You may bring your own internet enabled devices and connect to the College’s guest WiFi network

You may use these public workstations in the Library:

  • Windows computers in the Atrium (ask for a temporary login ID at the Information Desk) 
  • Mac desktops in the Woolley Electronic Classroom (no login required)
  • Dual monitor stations in the Clark Room (bring your own laptop) 

For more information on using public computers and other technology, see Technology in Wallace Library.


Printing and Scanning

You may print from any of the PCs in the Atrium using a temporary login ID. You may scan print materials using the Zeta scanner in the Atrium. You may scan microfilm or microfiche using the microform scanner on the Periodicals Level

NOTICE: The copyright law of the United States (Title 17 U.S. Code) governs the making of photocopies or reproductions of copyrighted material. The person using this equipment is liable for any infringement. 


  • Last Updated Mar 29, 2024
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