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Library Special Collections – Contact / Visit Us

Regular Hours

Monday - Friday  9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Closed Sunday

Upcoming 2015-2016 Closings

Saturday, December 12 - Commencement
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 through Sunday, January 3, 2016 - Winter Break


Visitor parking is available in the lot directly adjacent to the Kentucky Building and in the lot across Kentucky Street.  Visitor spaces In the lot across Kentucky Street are marked with a "V."  Visitors must sign in at the front desk in the lobby of the Kentucky Building.

Bibliographic Instruction / Tours

To schedule bibliographic instruction, evening or weekend classes or a group visit, please contact
To book a school tour, please call Christy Spurlock at 270-745-6082.
To book Kentucky Museum group tours, please call Brent Bjorkman at 270-745-4133.

By Phone / Email 

General questions / suggestions - 270-745-5083 or

Department head - 270-745-5083 or 

Kentucky Library Research Collections - 270-745-5083 or

Manuscripts / Folklife Archives - 270-745-6434 or

WKU Archives - 270-745-4793 or 

Faculty & Staff Lists

Library Special Collections
WKU Libraries

1444 Kentucky St.
Bowling Green, KY 42101

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Mailing Address:

WKU Library Special Collections
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd., #11092
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1092

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