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Chadwick Library Hours

Regular Academic Hours

Mon - Thur    7:30am - 11:00pm

Fri                7:30am - 5:00pm

Sat               1:00pm - 5:00pm

Sun              6:00pm - 11:00pm

Holiday hours as posted


Who works in the library


Paula Kinney

Ext. 6315

Reference and Instruction Librarian

Paula Wiley

Ext. 6268

E-Resources and Instruction Librarian

Kate Adams

Ext. 6438

Circulation-Special Collections Associate/Workstudy Coordinator

Joy Conwell

Ext. 6317



Welcome to Iowa Wesleyan College and the information pages of Chadwick Library!  The library staff of Chadwick Library look forward to supporting your curriculum and research needs.  The library is located across the street, to the north, from Pioneer/Old Main.



The mission of Chadwick Library

is to support the educational goals of Iowa Wesleyan College by providing the collections, services, facilities and staff to meet the needs of the Iowa Wesleyan College academic community.

Chadwick Library Home Page

  • General information on the Chadwick Home Page is available to anyone
  • Library-purchased databases are available only to current IWC students
  • IWC Username and Password are required to access purchased databases
  • Library night


Choose the on-campus link to search databases in the Library or Science Hall Labs

Click the off-campus link if you are accessing databases in the dorms or in other locations


The Cafe

The Chadwick Library cafe serves Starbucks coffee, a variety of sodas, and light snacks.  The cafe is staffed by workstudy students as their schedules permit and may have somewhat irregular hours.  Items may be purchased by cash or munch money.

Hours are:

Monday - Thursday    9am - 9pm

Friday                      9 am - 3pm

Closed weekends

Holiday hours will vary

If you don't see a student behind the register, just ask one of the librarians for assistance


Fall Schedule

Labor Day Weekend

Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 31 & Sep.1) — CLOSED

Monday (Sep. 2) – Labor Day -- CLOSED

Tuesday (Sep. 3) – Regular hours resume.


Fall Break: Oct. 4 @ 5pm - Oct. 8 @5pm

Saturday (Oct. 5) – CLOSED

Sunday (Oct. 6) – CLOSED

Monday (Oct. 7) – 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. (EXL Classes)

Tuesday (Oct. 8) – 8 a.m. to 11pm.


Thanksgiving Break

Tuesday (Nov. 26) – 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Wednesday (Nov. 27) -- 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday (Nov. 28) – Thanksgiving -- CLOSED

Friday (Nov. 29) – CLOSED

Saturday (Nov. 30) – CLOSED

Sunday (Dec. 1) – CLOSED

Monday (Dec. 2) – Regular hours resume.


Winter Break:  Dec. 12--Jan. 6


Thursday (Dec. 12) -- 7:30am to 10pm (ExL classes)

Friday (Dec. 13)--8am to 5 pm

Monday - Friday (Dec. 16 - 20)--8am - 5pm

Monday, Dec. 23 - Wed. Jan1  --CLOSED for Holidays

Thursday - Friday (Jan. 2 - 3) – 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Monday, Jan. 6 – Regular hours resume.

Variances in holiday hours may occur and will be posted.



Spring Schedule

Spring Break:  Mar. 1--Mar. 9

Saturday and Sunday (Mar 1 & 2) – CLOSED

Monday – Friday (March 3 - 7): 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday (Mar. 8 & 9) – CLOSED

Monday, Mar. 10 – Regular hours resume.


Easter Weekend

Thursday (April 17) – 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

 Friday (April 18) –  Good Friday -- CLOSED

Saturday (April 19) – CLOSED

Sunday (April 20) – Easter -- CLOSED

 Monday (Apr. 21) – Regular hours resume.  


Contact Information

Reference                    385.6318

Circulation                   385.6317

Reserves                     385.6317

Interlibrary Loan          385.6318

Director                       385.6315



At the beginning of the semester, please submit a copy of your course syllabus(s) to the library.


Food and Drink in the Library

Food and drink is permitted in the library.  Drinks should be in a capped container.  No food is permitted in the computer lab area.


Smoking and Tobacco

Pursuant to Iowa law, no smoking or smokeless tobacco is allowed in the building.


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