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Winter Quarter 2023

The library will be open during Fall 2023. Librarians will be available to support student research in-person Monday - Thursday, and online Monday - Friday. The first day of Winter 2023 is Monday, January 9, 2023.

The days and times the library will be open are:

  • Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
  • Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Saturday - Sunday, Closed

Laptop Availability

Do you need to check out a laptop from the library? The library has a limited number of circulating laptops available, first come first serve. Stop by the library or contact us for more information on our current inventory.

If the Library does not have any devices available, students may be able to access an Emergency Grant to purchase their own laptop or internet service. The Emergency Grant application can be completed at LWTech.edu/EmergencyGrant (scroll down to the Emergency Grant section).

Librarian Appointments

If you would like to schedule an appointment to meet with a librarian during the library's open hours, please email library@lwtech.edu. Be sure to include some information on the nature of your request, which academic course it concerns (if any), and any given timelines or deadlines involved.

Know which librarian you would like to work with? Direct emails can be sent to Greg Bem, Sue Wozniak, and Katherine Kelley.

Appointments can be in person or online via Microsoft Teams.

Our Mission

We offer collections, resources, and services which encourage exploration and discovery to prepare lifelong learners for today’s careers and tomorrow’s opportunities.

The library's services align with LWTech's current strategic plan, supporting multiple pathways and student achievement, fostering external engagement, and facilitating the safe learning environment of the college community.

Our Vision

To be your pathway to success through exploration, discovery and innovation. 

Our commitment to our college community motivates our daily decisions and actions towards achieving success in the following areas: 

  • Foster inclusivity and provide a safe space for work and creativity.
  • Guide the community to seek, evaluate, and share information effectively, efficiently and ethically. 
  • Empower the community by promoting information literacy for educational and intellectual goals. 
  • Support growth and development of current and new academic programs through staff, services, and resources to make LWTech the college of choice for students exploring new pathways in employment and careers. 
  • Instruct the college community in ways that align with program outcomes and goals and are inclusive of student input to promote their educational retention at LWTech. 
  • Collaborate with college departments and staff to develop forward-thinking, student-centered relationships and programs.