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Normal Academic Year Library Hours

Sunday: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Monday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Thursday: 7:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Virtual Research Help in Google Hangout: video or instant message (IM)

  1. Open or on the sidebar in your IW Gmail.
  2. Click “New Conversation” and search for Kate Garretson ( or Paula Wiley ( from the Hangouts list. When you find either librarian, click her name.
  3. To start an IM chat, just start typing.
  4. To start a Video call, click .
  5. When you’re done, click End call .


Our Mission

The J. Raymond Chadwick Library is a learning commons which promotes collaboration and a sense of belonging for all members of the IW community.


Our Values

The library as an Academic Space: Chadwick Library scaffolds curriculum-based research and inquiry with education in information literacy to engage students and promote perpetual learning.


The library as a Third Space: Chadwick Library provides a physical location for students to learn and grow as individuals, as well as access technology and information.