Hours, Location, and Collection

Hours, Location, and Collection

Built in 1970 and renovated in 2012, Miller Library is located at the heart of the Washington College campus. The library is home to hundreds of thousands of research materials, as well as Sophie’s Cafe, IDEAWORKS, the Visual/Augmented Reality and Digital Imaging Studo (VARDIS), Office of Academic Skills, Quantitative Skills Center, and the College Archives. 


Miller Library is operating on reduced hours due to COVID-19. Please see our continuation of services page for more information on services provided during the pandemic.

  • Hours

    Spring Semester 2021   

    Sunday   1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
    Monday   9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Tuesday   9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Wednesday   9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Thursday   9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
    Friday   9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Saturday   1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

    Miller Library is currently open to WAC students, faculty, and staff. All visitors must swipe in with their WAC ID and display a green Emocha badge at the front desk.

     To return books when the library is closed, please use the book drop by the back door of the library.

Location & Facilities

Miller Library is located at the heart of the Washington College campus. A campus map can be accessed here.

Physical mail to the library can be sent to:

         Miller Library, Washington College

         300 Washington Avenue

         Chestertown MD 21620


Miller Library is accessible to patrons who use mobility aids and/or service animals. In addition, one all-gender restroom is located on the main floor. Additional gender-specific restrooms are available on the ground, main, and second floors. We encourage users who would like to discuss specific accessibility needs to contact us.

Library Policies

Many of the library’s policies regarding building use have changed due to COVID-19. Please refer to our continuation of services page for specific information about library operations in spring 2021. 


Books, Videos, DVDs:  More than 150,000 circulating volumes, 1,290 videos, and 1,200 DVDs.

Periodicals & Newspapers: 1,100 non-circulating print subscriptions; 29,000 electronic subscriptions.

U.S. Government Documents: Selective depository for Federal documents; approximately 50,000 print documents.

Reference: Dictionaries, encyclopedias, bibliographies, non-circulating

Student Theses: Over 4,000 student theses since 1992; theses since 2007 available online.

Maryland Collection: Local towns and counties, state materials; collection divided into reference, circulating, and non-circulating.

Special Washington College: Writings of Washington College faculty and friends.