College of Letters Library


The College of Letters Library, located on the third floor of Boger Hall, is a small collection organized by Library of Congress Classification. Built in 2012, the library is dedicated in honor of the College of Letters faculty. All students are invited to work in the library, although only COL majors are permitted to take out books.

Hours: COL majors have access to the library until 2 a.m. Otherwise, the library follows the COL office's schedule.
Location: Boger Hall, 3rd floor
Policy: In order to take out a book, a student should follow these instructions:

  1. Take a photo of the title page of the book.
  2. Email the photo to COL@wesleyan.eduBe sure to include your cell phone number in the email.
  3. Please return the book to the COL student desk, 3rd floor lobby of Boger Hall, by the end of each semester. If you would like to renew a book, please email the COL Administrative Assistant, Christine Tappe at

Note: All books are due at the end of each academic year.

Search this list: To search, click inside the below spreadsheet then use Ctrl-F to bring up an Excel search box.

Students can search for books by title, author, ISBN, or Library of Congress number as well as by colloquia. If searching for books by ISBN or SBN, keep the dashes. 

The Departmental Collections Catalog provides access to campus collections apart from those of the main Wesleyan University Library. To add your collection contact Rebecca McCallum, Head of Cataloging, Library.