The Watkinson Library is open to all visitors Monday through Friday from 9-4. If you wish to use our collections for research, we ask that you to email [email protected] set up an appointment. Research appointments are available Monday through Friday from 9-4. The Watkinson closes from 12-1:30 for lunch daily and is closed on weekends.

In addition to these in person services, all Watkinson staff are also available remotely (email, video, audio) for teaching support and research questions from the general public and Trinity College students, faculty, and staff. Watkinson staff can also conduct Introduction to Special Collections and Archives sessions via Zoom and be available to support online classes with digital primary sources.


The Watkinson Library is on the main level of Trinity College’s Raether Library and Information Technology Center.  Maps and directions to the Raether Library are available on the Trinity College website.