Getting to the library
Webster University Library

Emerson Library

The library is located at 101 Edgar Rd. It is a five-story building south of Big Bend Blvd. between the Sverdrup Business/Technology Complex and the University Center. The library is across the street from the Loretto-Hilton Center, see Webster main campus map.

Detours:  Sections of Edgar Road and Garden Avenue Closed July 6-August 14, 2015
Edgar Road between Big Bend Boulevard and Catalina Avenue and Garden Avenue between Hazel Avenue and Edgar Road (the area marked in red on the map below) will be closed to both foot and vehicular traffic between July 6 and Aug. 14 while the city of Webster Groves installs a left turn lane on southbound Edgar at Garden Avenue. Edgar Road is scheduled to re-open to traffic on or about August 14, 2015 weather permitting. 

While the library will retain our summer hours and services during the construction the Edgar Road entrance will be locked.  All library users must enter and exit the building via the second floor entrance during this time. 

Disability Services is advising that students and visitors who need an accessible pick-up/drop-off spot or parking close to the library use the circle drive in front of the Visual Arts Studios building (Building 31 on the Webster University campus map) on Big Bend Blvd. for drop off and pick up to the library during this time. 

Construction Map

If you have questions about parking on campus during this time please contact the Webster University Public Safety office at 314-246-7430. 




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