Madeleine Clark Wallace Library

About the Library

Welcome to the Madeleine Clark Wallace Library, located in the heart of Wheaton's campus. Wallace Library is staffed by talented professionals who delight in partnering with students, faculty, and staff on academic and intellectual activities. Wallace Library strives to be a catalyst for intellectual and creative exploration at Wheaton; a site of inspiration and experimentation, growth and connection, curiosity and delight.

Mission, Vision, Guiding Principles, & Strategic Plan

The work of Wallace Library is rooted in the mission and vision of the college. Our work is grounded in the college's strategic foundations of people, growth and innovation, and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging. Our plans are deeply informed by the college's strategic priorities of growth, curricular innovation, experiential education and entrepreneurship, global education, wellness and retention, and financial stewardship and sustainability.

The Library Building


Library staff make efforts to accommodate all members of the community.

Library Places

Learn about the spaces and rooms in the library, reserve study & privacy rooms, and view floor plans.

Library History

Learn about the many changes and additions to Wallace Library over the years and about Madeleine Clark Wallace.


Student Jobs

Student positions, when available, are posted Student Employment Office page on InsideWheaton.

Staff Jobs

Staff positions, when available, are posted on the college's career site.

Consortial Partnerships


A partnership between the Community College of Rhode Island, Johnson and Wales University, Providence College, Rhode Island College, Roger Williams University, Salve Regina University, and Wheaton College.

Oberlin Group

A consortium of 84 liberal arts college libraries working on issues of common concern, sharing best practices in library operations and services, and anticipating and adapting to the challenges of college library administration and liberal arts education.


The Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges brings together IT professionals from liberal arts colleges to help institutions make the best use of technology.