The Richard W. Bailey Library provides access to, and empowers understanding of, the
resources necessary to successfully meet the educational mission of Washtenaw Community
Aligned with the College's mission and strategic directions, the Bailey Library, named
in honor of the long-serving college trustee, Richard W. Bailey, is committed to its
mission of being an integral part of the teaching/learning landscape, where users'
critical information literacy leads to transformative knowledge and behavior as lifelong
In serving the educational needs of students and faculty, the Bailey Library aims
to play two complementary roles: as the physical hub of a vibrant learning community,
and as the portal of choice for access to knowledge resources.
We hope that in entering the Bailey Library, both physically and electronically, you
will find a gateway to a world of possibilities.