How to Find Us

The Chapin Library of Williams College is located on the 4th floor of Sawyer Library at the heart of campus. Our service desk is in Room 441 (Archives-Chapin Reading Room).

Driving from the east (Boston, North Adams), heading west on Rte. 2 (locally Main Street), pass the intersection with Rte. 43 and the colonial-style bank (Williamstown Savings Bank) on the left. Take the next turning to the right, before the hill, into Southworth Street. Turn left into Mission Park Drive, then immediately left again into the lower (visitor) parking lot. Sawyer Library is the new building west of the lot. Public entrances are on the south and west side of Sawyer, into historic Stetson Hall to which a new library building has been added.

Driving from the west (Albany), south (Pittsfield), or north (Vermont), proceed east on Rte. 2 through central Williamstown and the Williams College campus, up and down several hills. Before reaching the colonial-style bank (Williamstown Savings Bank) on the right, at the base of a hill, turn left into Southworth Street. Turn left into Mission Park Drive, then immediately left again into the lower (visitor) parking lot. Sawyer Library is the new building west of the lot. Public entrances are on the south and west side of Sawyer, into historic Stetson Hall to which a new library building has been added.

Sawyer Library is fully handicapped-accessible. Its street address for GPS purposes is 26 Hopkins Hall Drive, Williamstown, Massachusetts. The main telephone number for the Chapin Library/College Archives and Special Collections is (413) 597-4200.

The locations of the Williams College libraries may be seen on this map. Also available is a visitor’s guide to Williams College and Williamstown.


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This page was last updated on 22 August 2014