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.

Parking:

  • Parking for the disabled is available in the circle drive in the front of the Library.
  • Vistors may park in any visitor or unmarked space in the Garden Park Plaza Garage at 568 Garden Avenue and sign in at the 1st floor Service Desk.
  • Additional campus visitor spaces are available in front of Webster Hall, along side of Loretto Hall, behind the University Center, behind the Alumni House, by University Admissions and the Loretto-Hilton Center.
  • Visitor permits are available for parking elsewhere on campus. To obtain a visitor's permit or for more information, contact the Office of Public Safety.

Directions via Google maps.

From Interstate 44:

  • Take Elm Avenue north to Big Bend Boulevard.
  • Turn right and head east on Big Bend to Edgar Rd.
  • Turn right on Edgar. The library will be ahead on your right.
  • Turn left on Garden Avenue; the parking garage is down the block on your right.

From Highway 40:

  • Take Hanley Road south to Big Bend Boulevard.
  • Turn right and head west on Big Bend.
  • Bear left at the Big Bend/Lockwood fork in the road, continuing on Big Bend.
  • Turn left on Edgar Rd. The library will be ahead on your right.
  • Turn left on Garden Avenue; the parking garage is down the block on your right.

From Interstate 270, Interstate 70, or Interstate 55:

  • Take interstate to either Interstate 44 or Highway 40 and follow the directions given above.

From Lambert-St. Louis International Airport:

  • Take Interstate 70 east to Interstate 170 south.
  • Take Interstate 170 south until it ends.
  • Turn left and proceed east on Eager Road.
  • Turn right on Hanley Road and proceed south to Big Bend Boulevard.
  • Turn right and head west on Big Bend.
  • Bear left at the Big Bend/Lockwood fork in the road, continuing on Big Bend.
  • Turn left at the Edgar Rd. stoplight. The library is ahead on your right.
  • Turn left on Garden Avenue; the parking garage is down the block on your right.

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